Posted by Mishka Swan on Monday, March 31, 2014 at 8:04pm.
On a shopping trip to a local department store, Josephine purchases a shirt for $20.00, a pair of jeans for $35.00, and a pair of sneakers for $50.00. At the register, she redeems a coupon for 30% off her entire bill. With the discount, how much does she pay in total?

Math!  Ms. Sue, Monday, March 31, 2014 at 8:10pm
0.7(20 + 35 + 50) = _______

Math!  Mishka Swan, Monday, March 31, 2014 at 8:18pm
I got 52.5? But the choices I have are $73.50,75.00,104.70,or 105.00

Math!  Ms. Sue, Monday, March 31, 2014 at 8:24pm
How did you get 52.5?
Did you add the three purchases?
Did you multiply the total by 0.7?

Math!  Anonymous, Monday, March 31, 2014 at 8:49pm
I have now noticed my error. Thank you!

Math!  Ms. Sue, Monday, March 31, 2014 at 9:22pm
You're welcome.
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