The total price Luis paid would be $75.63
First, we need to find the discount to find the sale price of the skateboard. So, we need to find what is 12% of $79.76.
"Percent" or "%" means "out of 100" or "per 100", Therefore 12% can be written as
When dealing with percents the word "of" means "times" or "to multiply".
Finally, lets call the number we are looking for "n".
Putting this altogether we can write this equation and solve for
Because the savings is $9.57 we need to subtract this from the original price of $79.76 to get the sales price, let's call it
We now need to find the total price of the skateboard with sales tax added in. Let's call the Total Price