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Treena, if there was a 20% discount, then you paid 80% of the original price. Since we don't know the orginal price, we will assign it the variable x. Change 80% to a decimal. The equation would be:
.8x = 276 To get the variable by itself, divide each side by .8.
.8x/.8 = 276/...
Hello, Dustin. Let's assign variables for the three consecutive odd numbers: x, x+2, and x+4. The first odd number is x, the second is 2 greater than x, and the third is 4 greater than x.
Now let's create an equation. 4x-(x+4)=29. In words, 4 times the first consecutive odd number,...
There are 6 possible outcomes.
candy bar and candy bar
hard candy and hard candy
gum and gum
candy bar and hard candy
candy bar and gum
hard candy and gum
There are no other possible outcomes when selecting only two pieces of candy.
Hope this helps.