Posted by **Mae Falcon - Myers** on Monday, March 31, 2014 at 8:54pm.

Jameka bought a $60.00 necklace on sale for 40% off its regular price. Caitlyn bought an $80.00 necklace for 55% off its regular price. Who paid the least amount for their necklace? Show your work and explain your reasoning

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**Ms. Sue **, Monday, March 31, 2014 at 8:57pm
I've showed you how to do several similar problems. Now it's your turn.

I'll be glad to check your answer.

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**Mae Falcon - Myers**, Monday, March 31, 2014 at 9:07pm
I am not sure of this but I have that jameka paid the least which is $24 and Caitlyn paid the most which is $44?

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**Ms. Sue **, Monday, March 31, 2014 at 9:21pm
When we take a percentage off a regular price, we need to subtract that from the regular price.

60 * 0.4 = 24

60 - 24 = 36

You can also subtract 40% from 100% leaving 60% Jameka paid 0.6 * 60 = 36

Now figure out how much Caitlyn paid.

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