posted by Devon .
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
35/50 is 70%. That is the fraction of original price paid.
What you calculated is the discount.