the regular price of base ball cleats is 80 dollars if the cleats are on sale for 45% off, then what is the value of the discount in dollars

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the regular price of base ball cleats is 80 dollars if the cleats are on sale for 45% off, then what is the value of the discount in dollars?

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Thu Giang 6 months 2021-07-27T11:05:18+00:00 1 Answers 4 views 0

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    2021-07-27T11:06:39+00:00

    Answer:

    $36

    Step-by-step explanation:

    If the cleats were on sale for 45% off, that means they were 55% “on.” Therefore, you have to multiply 80 by 0.55* to get how much they cost.

    80 x 0.55 is 44.

    To get the value of the discount, you subtract 44 from 80, which is 36.

    The cleats sold for $44, and there was a $36 discount.

    *you multiply by 0.55 because it is 55 percent. Percent means “per every hundred.” That’s why you have to divide 55 by 100 to get 0.55.

    An alternate way to solve this is to multiply 80 by 55 and then divide the result by 100, but you’ll still get 44.

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