Posted by Selena C. on .
Estimate the percent discount Ling will get if the customer usually pays if the phone is 7.95 and the price now is 6.76

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Ms. Sue,
What is your estimate?

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Selena C.,
its confusing on how to get it can someone help me

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Selena C.,
oh i got it its about 15%

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Ms. Sue,
To estimate I'd divide the approximate difference by close to the original price.
1/8 = 0.125 = about 13 percent discount.
The actual discount?
7.95  6.76 = 1.19
1.19 / 7.95 = 0.1496 = 15% 
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yesenia,
what is the mat method?

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Tamara,
7,95  100%
6,76  x%
x = 100*6,76:7,95
x= 85
100%  85% = 15%
Answer: 15%