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Mathematics , 20.01.2022 19:55

Andre went to a sporting goods store and was having a different sale he bought a baseball glove and two packages of socks a baseball glove normally cost $34 the baseball glove is not discounted one package of socks normally cost $6 on sale one package of socks cost $4 the sales tax rate is 7.75% what percentage of the total regular price before tax was his savings

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Cost of glove = $34 

Number of socks bought = 2

Normal cost of socks = $6

Normal cost of two socks = 6×2 = $12

Discounted cost of socks = $4

Discounted cost of 2 socks = 2× = $8

Normal price to total item he bought = 34+12 = $46

Discounted price of socks he bought = 34+8 = $42

Saving percentage before tax = 100× (Normal price - discounted price)/normal price 

= 100(46-42)/46

= 4×100/46

=  8.695%

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