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# Fox Jeans regularly sells for $15 a pair and Pony jeans  post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics Author Message Director Joined: 17 Oct 2005 Posts: 929 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 222 [0], given: 0 Fox Jeans regularly sells for$15 a pair and Pony jeans [#permalink]

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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? Senior Manager Joined: 15 Apr 2005 Posts: 415 Location: India, Chennai Followers: 2 Kudos [?]: 16 [0], given: 0 Re: Another DS [#permalink] ### Show Tags 07 Nov 2005, 01:49 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]
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07 Nov 2005, 01:57
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? sorry its 3am here VP Joined: 30 Sep 2004 Posts: 1482 Location: Germany Followers: 6 Kudos [?]: 347 [0], given: 0 ### Show Tags 07 Nov 2005, 02:13 10%...3*15*x+2*18*(0,22-x)=9...solve for x _________________ If your mind can conceive it and your heart can believe it, have faith that you can achieve it. Senior Manager Joined: 15 Apr 2005 Posts: 415 Location: India, Chennai Followers: 2 Kudos [?]: 16 [0], given: 0 ### Show Tags 07 Nov 2005, 04:24 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$2 pony jeans before discount - 36$

Let x be the discount for FJ and y be the discount for PJ.

45 * (X/100) + (36 * Y/100) = 9
X + Y = 22
.45 X + (.36 (22 - X)) = 9
.45 X + 7.92 - .36X = 9
.09 X = 1.08
X = 12 and Y = 10
Hence Discount for PJ = 10%
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08 Nov 2005, 00:22
Discount on pony is 10 %

x+y =22

3*15*x/100+2*18*y/100=9

solve for y ...10%
08 Nov 2005, 00:22
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