math
posted by anon .
A pair of pants with a marked price of $35.00 has a discount of 20%. How much is the discount?
A. $7.00
B. $17.50
C. $28.00
D. $42.00

A. $7
these are simple, the calculator is your friend.
you take the original price of $35 and multiply it by the change in percent:
35x.20
percent = of a hundred(1) don't forget the decimal