# Math

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Pat paid \$35 for a shirt that originally cost \$50. What percent of the original price did the shirt cost? Please show working. I calculated it to be 30% but the answers provided are (a) 40% (b) 65% (c) 70% (d) 85%.........Please Help me

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35/50 is 70%. That is the fraction of original price paid.

What you calculated is the discount.

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