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?

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

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**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

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**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?

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

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

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