# Discounts

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Andrea is shopping for items for her pet sitting business because the store is having a sale where everything in the store is 5% off. Andrea buys a cat carrier for \$39.99 and a cat tower for \$19.99. She has a coupon for an additional 15% off on the cat tower. Before tax, Andrea estimates that her total, after discounts, will be about \$54. Determine if Andrea has estimated correctly. a. Yes. Andrea has estimated correctly. b. No. Andrea has taken 20% of the total, which is not correct.. c. No. Andrea has taken successive discounts on the total, but the coupon is just on the cat tower. d. No. Andrea has only taken the 5% discount on the cat tower and not on the carrier.
A.
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The stores below each have the same snowboard for an original price of \$189.59. At which store can you get the snowboard for the lowest price? Store A: Sale of 30% off and a successive discount of 10% off. Store B: Sale of 20% off and a successive discount of 20% off. Store C: Sale of 40% off. a. All of the stores have the same discounted price. b. You can get the lowest price at Store A. c. You can get the lowest price at StoreB. d. You can get the lowest price at Store C.
D.
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A savvy shopper combines a 25% off coupon with the store's existing 25% off sale. Ignoring sales tax, how much of the base price should the shopper expect to pay? a. 75% b. 56.25% c. 50% d. 43.75%
B.
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An appliance store is having a liquidation where everything in the store is 70% off the regular price. What is the price of a dishwasher that is regularly \$519.89? a. \$36.39 b. \$70.00 c. \$155.97 d. \$363.92
C.
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In which of the following stores would you pay the least amount for an item that is priced \$360? Store A: Sale of 10% off and a successive discount of 10% off. Store B: Sale of 15% with no additional discount. Store C: Sale of \$35 off and a successive discount of 10% off. a. All of the stores have the same discounted price. b. You can get the lowest price at Store A. c. You can get the lowest price at StoreB. d. You can get the lowest price at Store C.
B.
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Claire purchases a new dress for the prom. The dress is priced \$160, but it is on sale for 30% off. Claire's aunt works at the store and can give her an additional 10% off. If the sales tax is 7.5%, how much does Claire pay for the dress? a. \$93.24 b. \$103.20 c. \$108.36 d. \$120.40
C.
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Taking a discount of 50% off followed by a discount of 50% off results in a total discount of _____. a. 25% b. 50% c. 75% d. 100%