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March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015

Posted by **Anonymous** on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 6:44pm.

The answer key says..

x=the prediscount price of a suit

0.8x= discount price

0.8x-200=0.6•200

x=$400

I don't get where the 0.8 in 0.8x came from..how come the discount price =0.8??

WAIT,I think I got it!

But please check my reasoning..

x-0.2x=discount price

1-0.2=0.8!!!!! Correct????

- SAT -
**bobpursley**, Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 7:49pmcorrect

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