# EXAMPLE 1 Finding a Sale Price You are shopping for a guitar and find one with an original price of \$160. The store is offering a 30% discount on all guitars.

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EXAMPLE 1 Finding a Sale Price You are shopping for a guitar and find one with an original price of \$160. The store is offering a 30% discount on all guitars. What is the sale price of the guitar? Guitars

EXAMPLE 1 Finding a Sale Price STEP 2 Subtract the discount from the original price. 160 – 48 112 = ANSWER The sale price of the guitar is \$112. SOLUTION STEP 1 Find the amount of the discount. 48 = Write 30 % as a decimal. Multiply. Discount = 30% of \$160 0.3(160) =

GUIDED PRACTICE for Example 1 Find the sale price. 1. Original price: \$25 Percent discount: 10% ANSWER The sale price is \$22.50.

GUIDED PRACTICE for Example 1 Find the sale price. 2. Original price: \$85.50 Percent discount: 30% ANSWER The sale price is \$59.85.

GUIDED PRACTICE for Example 1 Find the sale price. 3. Original price: \$14.20 Percent discount: 20% ANSWER The sale price is \$11.36.

GUIDED PRACTICE for Example 1 Find the sale price. 4. Original price: \$136.24 Percent discount: 25% ANSWER The sale price is \$102.18.

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