A #$12.25# pen is set for a #60%# discount. How much is it?

1 Answer
Jan 2, 2017

Answer:

The sales price of the pen is #$4.90#.

Explanation:

The discount amount #(x)# can be calculated as:

#x=12.25xx60/100#

#x=12.25xx(6cancel0)/(10cancel0)#

#x=12.25xx6/10#

#x=73.50/10#

#x=7.35#

Since the original price is #$12.25#, the sales price will be:

#12.25-7.35=4.90#