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

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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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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:
\(\displaystyle{x}={38.00}-{0.35}{\left({38.00}\right)}\)
\(\displaystyle{x}={38.00}-{13.30}\)
\(\displaystyle{x}=\${24.70}\)
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