Posted by **Selena C.** on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 4:44pm.

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**, Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 4:45pm
What is your estimate?

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**Selena C.**, Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 4:49pm
its confusing on how to get it can someone help me

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**Selena C.**, Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 5:01pm
oh i got it its about 15%

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 5:03pm
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**, Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 8:36pm
what is the mat method?

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**Tamara**, Sunday, April 8, 2012 at 1:28pm
7,95 - 100%

6,76 - x%

x = 100*6,76:7,95

x= 85

100% - 85% = 15%

Answer: 15%

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