# The regular price of a pair of pants is \$38.00. The pants are discounted P

The regular price of a pair of pants is $$\displaystyle\{38.00}$$. The pants are discounted $$\displaystyle{35}\%$$. How much do the pants cost after the discount is applied?

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Step 1
Let x be the discounted price of the pants, in dollars.
The dicounted price is equal to the regular price minus $$\displaystyle{35}\%$$ of the regular price:
$$\displaystyle{x}={38.00}-{0.35}{\left({38.00}\right)}$$
$$\displaystyle{x}={38.00}-{13.30}$$
$$\displaystyle{x}=\{24.70}$$