Posted by **Taylor** on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 6:09pm.

a great dress is on the discount rack and you would love it for prom. the rack is marked 25%off the lowest price and you have a coupon for an extra 15% off. if the dress is marked $125, how much will you pay for it?

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**John**, Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 6:10pm
What would be your answer after all these problems?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 6:10pm
Come on, Taylor. You can do this.

I'll be glad to check your answer.

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**Taylor**, Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 6:12pm
ok is it 75

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 6:15pm
No. Please try again.

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**Taylor**, Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 6:17pm
idk im lost

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 6:18pm
What is your first step?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 6:25pm
1. Multiply the original price by 0.25.

2. Subtract your answer from 125.

What do you get?

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**Mia**, Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 8:44pm
Ok u should just add the per cents and u would get 40% so 40 in a decimal is 0.4 and divide that by 125 and u would get 36.25 so u would pay $36.25

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 10:04pm
No, Mia. You're wrong. Your answer is way off.

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