Algebra

In the mall you receive a coupon for 5 dollars off a pair of jeans. When you arrive at the store you find that all jeans are 25 percent off
Let x represent the original cost of the jeans

18a.Write a function F(x) that represents the effect of your original coupon

18b. Write a function G(x) that represents the effect of the 25 percent discount at the store

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  1. 18a. F(x) = x - 5.

    18b. F(x) = x - 0.25x = x(1-0.25) = 0.75x.

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