Forget the discount equation; use intuition.
24% off the regular price means you'll be paying 76% of the regular price. Therefore the sale price S is .
Use the discount equation S = R − rR,
where S is the sale price, R is the regular price, and r is the discount rate.
A battery with a discount price of $61 is on sale for 24% off the regular price. Find the regular price. Round to the nearest cent.
Not sure how to tackle this one, i'd appreciate it if someone can explain how to solve.
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Use the discount equation: .
where is the sale price, is the regular price, and is the discount rate.
A battery with a discount price of $61 is on sale for 24% off the regular price.
Find the regular price. .Round to the nearest cent.
Not sure how to tackle this one.
We are given: .
Substitute into the discount equation: .
Now solve for
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