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posted by Taylor
a great dress is on the discount rack and you would love it for prom. the rack is marked 25%off the lowest price and you have a coupon for an extra 15% off. if the dress is marked $125, how much will you pay for it?

John
What would be your answer after all these problems?

Ms. Sue
Come on, Taylor. You can do this.
I'll be glad to check your answer. 
Taylor
ok is it 75

Ms. Sue
No. Please try again.

Taylor
idk im lost

Ms. Sue
What is your first step?

Ms. Sue
1. Multiply the original price by 0.25.
2. Subtract your answer from 125.
What do you get? 
Mia
Ok u should just add the per cents and u would get 40% so 40 in a decimal is 0.4 and divide that by 125 and u would get 36.25 so u would pay $36.25

Ms. Sue
No, Mia. You're wrong. Your answer is way off.
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