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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?

asked by Taylor
  1. What would be your answer after all these problems?

    posted by John
  2. Come on, Taylor. You can do this.

    I'll be glad to check your answer.

    posted by Ms. Sue
  3. ok is it 75

    posted by Taylor
  4. No. Please try again.

    posted by Ms. Sue
  5. idk im lost

    posted by Taylor
  6. What is your first step?

    posted by Ms. Sue
  7. 1. Multiply the original price by 0.25.

    2. Subtract your answer from 125.

    What do you get?

    posted by Ms. Sue
  8. 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

    posted by Mia
  9. No, Mia. You're wrong. Your answer is way off.

    posted by Ms. Sue

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