Business Mathematics I-Week 4

MUST SHOW WORK

198. Coupons Yvonne can use two coupons for the same purchase at her favorite department store. One coupon gives her $20 off and the other gives her 25% off. She wants to buy a bedspread that sells for $195. ⓐ Calculate the discount price if Yvonne uses the $20 coupon first and then takes 25% off. ⓑ Calculate the discount price if Yvonne uses the 25% off coupon first and then uses the 20% coupon. ⓒ In which order should Yvonne use the coupons?

199. Cash Back Jason can buy a bag of dog food for $35 at two different stores. One store offers 6% cash back on the purchase plus $5 off his next purchase. The other store offers 20% cash back. ⓐ Calculate the total savings from the first store, including the savings on the next purchase. ⓑ Calculate the total savings from the second store. ⓒ Which store should Jason buy the dog food from? Why?

200. Priam bought a jacket that was on sale for 40% off. The original price of the jacket was $150. While the sales clerk figured the price by calculating the amount of discount and then subtracting that amount from $150, Priam found the price faster by calculating 60% of $150. ⓐ Explain why Priam was correct. ⓑ Will Priam’s method work for any original price?

201. Roxy bought a scarf on sale for 50% off. The original price of the scarf was $32.90. Roxy claimed that the price she paid for the scarf was the same as the amount she saved. Was Roxy correct? Explain.