# MATH

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Wheel’s Bicycle shop advertised a bicycle for 15% off for a savings of \$36. The bicycle did not sell so it was offered at a new 20% discount off the sale price.

a. What did the bicycle sell for regularly?

b. What is the amount of the new discount?

• MATH -

0.15x = 36
x = 36/0.15
x = 240

240 - 36 = 204

0.2 * 204 = ?

• MATH -

a)
Since 15% is \$36
100\$ = 36/.15 = \$240

b) 20% of \$240 = \$48

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