Anna C.

# Calculating percentage and converting? Too long, so I put it in the description :)

Jenna sells Lemonade for \$10 per glass. She offers a 20% discount. The price is recalculated then she offers an additional 10% discount. Aidan wants to match her deal by offering a single discount percentage . What should his discount percentage be?

Anna C.

Thanks so much!
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01/03/14

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Students have a lot of problem over the percentage.  The best way is use algebra

If a merchandise price reduced by 20% , means it sells for 80% of original price.

Write down an algebraic expression for 80% of the original price.

.80 P , then let this equal to discounted price and solve it.
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