# The price of a video game is $30.26. If you purchase the video game for $35.60 with a coupon, what percent of the original price did you pay for the game?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 17, 2018

#### Explanation:

You can easily solve such type of questions by replacing English words with their algebraic equivalents to create the equation. For e.g.:

**what**can be replaced by any variable; let's take '*w*'**percent**can be replaced by#% OR 1/100 OR# **x**#10^-2# **of**can be replace by multiplication sign i.e. x- helping (auxiliary) verbs such as is/am/are, was/were, will, do/does,
**did**, has/have/had etc. can be replaced with equals to sign i.e.#=#

So, the equation will become: