# How Much Do You Save?

Math Word Problem:

If a dining table listed at \$160 is marked 20% off.

How much do you save when you buy the table?

how much do you pay?

You save:_______

You pay: _______

Solution: what you pay=\$160-what you save, save=\$32, you pay=\$132

Thank U for the fun!

Happy Weekend!

## 20 thoughts on “How Much Do You Save?”

• William,
u did this math very cool and correct!
smart man!
I am thrilled!

for the rest of the readers, please try to think for yourself before commenting.
I am sure this type of question is easy to everyone.

• I grabbed the award already, thank u for the big heart and wise mind!

1. Oh Lord! I don’t think I have one math bone in my body…but I’ll play!!! Okay. You save thirty two dollars. So You pay……(thinking)…..One hundred twenty eight????!!!! I did that in my head, so , at best, it might gift You laughter! I aim to spread Joy! Thank You and Cheers and Namaste.

2. You save \$32
You pay \$128

3. You save \$32
You pay \$128

4. I save \$32
I pay \$128

5. 20% of \$160 is \$32….hence I save \$32 and I pay \$160-\$32=\$128. Am I r8 Jingle?

6. Answer is \$32 and \$128 respectively.

7. Jingle not very sure, my English & Maths sucks and grossly hopeless.

(A) If the table is priced at \$160 nett after marked off 20% then..
You save: \$40
You pay: \$160

(B) If the table is priced at \$160 gross with a 20% marked off then..
You save: \$32
You pay: \$128

tQ for triggering the mind to function instead of idling.

• complete and thoughtful!
thumbs up!

8. You save:\$32
You pay:\$128

Jingle is there a ‘catch’ seems too easy like 1+1=2 some hidden corner somewhere?
Have a great weekend.

9. what’s with the math test huh? anyways it was way toooooooo easy!!

• Glad that it is easy for you.

10. Viola says:

I must be reading this problem different than the rest of you, because here is the way I see it, and after talking it over with my daughter, Donna, and my husband, Larry, we are in agreement with each other on this answer. The problem reads.
If a dining table listed at \$160 is marked 20% off.
How much do you save when you buy the table?
how much do you pay?

You save: \$40.00
You pay: \$160.00
Regular Price of the table is \$200.00
The 20% has already been taken off the regular price leaving your cost at \$160.00.

Hint: The first line is saying it (IS) already marked down.

I DIDN’T TAKE MY SMART PILL THIS MORNING SO I MAY BE WRONG! LOL

• well done, Viola!

11. How much do you save?
You all get the correct answer.

Viola think further, she offered two options, which is okay!
It depends on how you take it.
In general,
\$160 is the original price, thus 20% off is to save \$32, and you pay \$132.

excellent job.
I appreciate all those who have participated this math problem solving!
Happy Sunday to You All!