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You show your student identification at a local restaurant in order to receive a 5% discount. You spend \$12 for your meal at the restaurant. How much would your meal cost without the discount?

knownhappyman68  Oct 4, 2017
edited by knownhappyman68  Oct 4, 2017
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Let C be the cost without the discount

And the amount of the discount is 5% of this  =  .05C

So

Full Price  - Discount  = Final  cost

C  - .05C   =   12

.95C  = 12        divide both sides by ,95

C  = 12/ .95  ≈  \$12.63

CPhill  Oct 4, 2017
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Thanks CP, Your the best, I have been have trouble with this question for almost an hour now... So I decided to ask the best people...

knownhappyman68  Oct 4, 2017
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You're welcome.....!!!!!

CPhill  Oct 4, 2017

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