Question

# A store discounted the price of Doritos $0.35 and then a man bought 5 bags. If he paid a total of $12.70 for the bags of chips, how much was each bag originally?

Hint:

### ○ Form the equation using the given information.

○ Take variable quantity as x.

○ After discount the purchasing price will be

(original price - discount)

## The correct answer is: $2.89

### ○ Given:

Discount on 1 pack of Doritos = $.0.35.

Total pack brought = 5.

Total money paid = $12.70.

○ Step 1:

○ Total discount;

Discount on 1 pack of Doritos= $.0.35

So,

Discount on 5 pack of Doritos= $.0.35 5 = $ 1.75

○ Step 2:

○ Original price of 5 bags Doritos:

It is given that price of 5 bags after discount is $12.70

So, original price of 5 bags = 12.70 + 1.75 = 14.45

○ Step 3:

○ Original price of 1 bag:

original price of 5 bags = $ 14.45

original price of 1 bags = $ = 2.89

- Final Answer:

Hence, the original price of one bag of Doritos is $2.89.

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