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10-38.

Multiple Choice: A shirt that normally costs $35 is on sale for 25% off the original price. What is the sale price? Show how you know.

  1. $26.25

  2. $8.75

  3. $43.75

  4. $28.75

Use the percent ruler below to find the equivalent of 25% of $35.

Once you find the value of the 25% discount, remember that you should subtract that discount from the original price in order to find the new sale price.

The correct price is (a) $26.25. Did you remember to show how you know?