# math

posted by
**Ted** on
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Posted by Ted on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 5:05pm.

susan has $450. she uses 30% of her money to but a dress and 20% of the remainder to buy a pair of shoes. how much money does she have left?

i got $225.00 left. am i right

math - Ms. Sue, Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 5:10pm

I got a different answer.

450 * 0.3 = 135

450 - 135 = 315

315 * 0.8 = 252

dont you mean 315 x 0.2?