15 July, 06:31

# Colby is at the mall with his friends. He sees a pair of shoes that he really wants to buy, but his friend tells him to go to another store first to see if he can find a better deal. The first store selling the shoes for 25% off the original price of \$300. The second store has the same shoes on sale for 35% off the original price of \$350. Which pair of shoes should be buy? Why?

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1. 15 July, 08:03
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Step-by-step explanation:

The first store is selling the shoes for 25% off the original price of \$300. The value of the amount that was reduced from the original price would be

25/100 * 300 = 0.25 * 300 = \$75

Therefore, the selling price of the shoes at the first store would be

300 - 75 = \$225

The second store is selling the shoes for 35% off the original price of \$350. The value of the amount that was reduced from the original price would be

35/100 * 350 = 0.35 * 350 = \$122.5

Therefore, the selling price of the shoes at the first store would be

350 - 122.5 = \$227.5

He should buy at the first store because it is cheaper there.