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Haddon’s favorite clothing store is having a sale. Shirts are 25% off and pants are 15% off. Haddon has $90 to spend on clothes. If shirts were originally priced at $15.98 and pants were originally priced at $25.59, which can he afford to buy? Select two answers.

A.
1 shirt and 4 pairs of pants ---------

B.
2 shirts and 3 pairs of pants------------

C.
3 shirts and 2 pairs of pants

D.
6 shirts and 1 pair of pants
please help im not sure about this and im not at home with my notes

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  1. Just calculate the cost of each selection.
    I will do the first one, you do the others in the same way

    selling price of shirt = .75(15.98) = $11.99
    selling price of pants = .85(25.59) = $21.75

    A.
    cost of 1 shirt and 4 pants = 1(11.99) + 4(21.75) = $98.99
    So she can't do that, she only has $90.00

    B.
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  2. so the shirt is 11.99, and that would be 23.98 for two, and then one pair of pants is 21.75, so 21.75 x 3 = 65.25 and then 23.95+65.25=89.2 so she can

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  3. I now know that the answer is b and c

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  4. thank you

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