PLEASE ANSWER All books in a store are being discounted by 40%. Let x represent the regular price of any book in the

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All books in a store are being discounted by 40%.

Let x represent the regular price of any book in the store. Write an expression that can be used to find the sale price of any book in the store.

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Maria 1 week 2021-09-10T23:08:48+00:00 1 Answer 0

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  1. Charlotte
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    2021-09-10T23:10:16+00:00

    Answer:

    x(1 – .4)

    Step-by-step explanation:

    x = regular price.

    1 – .4 = .6 = 60%

    The sale price is equal to the full price (aka x) minus the discounted price (40% of x = 40/100 times x =  .4x)

    Therefore sale price = x – .4x or x(1 – .4)

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