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Fox Jeans regularly sells for $15 a pair and Pony jeans [#permalink] ### Show Tags 06 Nov 2005, 23:50 00:00 Difficulty: (N/A) Question Stats: 0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions ### HideShow timer Statistics This topic is locked. If you want to discuss this question please re-post it in the respective forum. Fox Jeans regularly sells for$15 a pair and Pony jeans regularly sell for $18 a pair. During a sale these regular unit prices are discounted at different rates so that a total of$9 is saved by purchasing 5 pairs of jeans: 3 pairs of Fox jeans and 2 piars of Pony jeans. if the the of the two discounts rates is 22 percent, what is the discount rate on Pony jeans?
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07 Nov 2005, 00:49
joemama142000 wrote:
Fox Jeans regularly sells for $15 a pair and Pony jeans regularly sell for$18 a pair. During a sale these regular unit prices are discounted at different rates so that a total of $9 is saved by purchasing 5 pairs of jeans: 3 pairs of Fox jeans and 2 piars of Pony jeans. if the the of the two discounts rates is 22 percent, what is the discount rate on Pony jeans? Can you please confirm if the bold part of the question is correct?.[/b] Director Joined: 17 Oct 2005 Posts: 932 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 203 [0], given: 0 ### Show Tags 07 Nov 2005, 00:57 Fox Jeans regularly sells for$15 a pair and Pony jeans regularly sell for $18 a pair. During a sale these regular unit prices are discounted at different rates so that a total of$9 is saved by purchasing 5 pairs of jeans: 3 pairs of Fox jeans and 2 piars of Pony jeans. if the sum of the two discounts rates is 22 percent, what is the discount rate on Pony jeans?

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07 Nov 2005, 01:13
10%...3*15*x+2*18*(0,22-x)=9...solve for x
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07 Nov 2005, 03:24
joemama142000 wrote:
Fox Jeans regularly sells for $15 a pair and Pony jeans regularly sell for$18 a pair. During a sale these regular unit prices are discounted at different rates so that a total of $9 is saved by purchasing 5 pairs of jeans: 3 pairs of Fox jeans and 2 piars of Pony jeans. if the sum of the two discounts rates is 22 percent, what is the discount rate on Pony jeans? sorry its 3am here Thanks for the changes. Here is my answer. 3 Fox jeans before discount - 45$