Question

# The original price of Doritos is the same at both Wal-Mart and County Market. Jon found out that Wal-Mart had Doritos on sale at $0.50 off per bag and bought four bags. Later that day, he found out that County Market had Doritos on sale at $1 off per bag and bought six bags. If he paid the same amount at both stores, what was the original price of Doritos?

Hint:

**Hint:**

○ Form the equation according to given information..

○ Take variable values as x or any alphabet.

○ Solve the equation to get value of x.

**Hint:**## The correct answer is: $2

- Step by step explanation:

○ Given:

Wal - mart and country market charge same for 1 bag of Doritos each.

Wal - mart gives $0.50 per bag and Jon brought 4 bags.

country market gives $1.00 per bag and Jon brought 6 bags.

Jon paid same amount at both store.

○ Step 1:

○ Let the original price of 1 bag of Doritos be x.

∴ amount Jon pay at Wal - mart for 4 bags will be,

(original price - discount ) 4

(x - 0.50 ) 4

(4x - 2 )

amount Jon pay at Country market for 6 bags will be,

(original price - discount ) 4

(x - 1.00 ) 6

(6x - 6 )

○ Step 2:

○ As he pays same amount at both store.

∴ (4x - 2 ) = ( 6x - 6 )

6 - 2 = 6x - 4x

4 = 2x

x =

x = 2

- Final Answer:

Hence, the original price of 1 bag of Doritos is $2.

amount Jon pay at Country market for 6 bags will be,

(original price - discount ) 4

○ Step 2:

○ As he pays same amount at both store.

### Related Questions to study

### Toby sells his framed paintings for $20 each. Ishmael sells his paintin

gs for $14 each and charges a flat fee of $18 for framing. How many paintings need to be purchased for Toby and Ishmael to charge the same amount?

### Toby sells his framed paintings for $20 each. Ishmael sells his paintin

gs for $14 each and charges a flat fee of $18 for framing. How many paintings need to be purchased for Toby and Ishmael to charge the same amount?

### Stanley bought five packs of Yu-Gi-Oh cards, $7 worth of bubble gum, and then eight more packs of Yu-Gi-Oh cards. Simon bought four packs of Yu-Gi-Oh cards, $10 worth of Cheetos, $12 worth of Mt. Dew, and then six more packs of Yu-Gi-Oh cards. If they paid the same amount, how much was each pack of Yu-Gi-Oh cards?

### Stanley bought five packs of Yu-Gi-Oh cards, $7 worth of bubble gum, and then eight more packs of Yu-Gi-Oh cards. Simon bought four packs of Yu-Gi-Oh cards, $10 worth of Cheetos, $12 worth of Mt. Dew, and then six more packs of Yu-Gi-Oh cards. If they paid the same amount, how much was each pack of Yu-Gi-Oh cards?

### Naphtali’s cell phone company charges $0.25 per text plus a $10 flat fee. Asher’s cell phone company charges $0.10 per text plus a $25 flat fee. At how many texts are Naphtali and Asher paying exactly the same amount?

### Naphtali’s cell phone company charges $0.25 per text plus a $10 flat fee. Asher’s cell phone company charges $0.10 per text plus a $25 flat fee. At how many texts are Naphtali and Asher paying exactly the same amount?

### Use inductive reasoning to make a conjecture about the sum of two consecutive numbers. Then use deductive reasoning to show the conjecture is true.

### Use inductive reasoning to make a conjecture about the sum of two consecutive numbers. Then use deductive reasoning to show the conjecture is true.

### Meghana bought three bags of popcorn at the concession and a drink for $1.50. If she paid $3.75 total, how much was each bag of popcorn?

### Meghana bought three bags of popcorn at the concession and a drink for $1.50. If she paid $3.75 total, how much was each bag of popcorn?

### Kishore is making a 7 feet high door. If the height is 1 foot more than twice its width, what is its width?

### Kishore is making a 7 feet high door. If the height is 1 foot more than twice its width, what is its width?

### Use inductive reasoning to make a conjecture about the sum of a number and itself. Then use deductive reasoning to show the conjecture is true.

Informally, a hypothesis is just drawing assumptions about something based on what you already know and have observed.

A conjecture is formally defined as a based-on-observations, a statement considered true.

Speculation is similar to your opinion about something you follow or perhaps a knowledgeable estimate.

For example, observe the numbers below: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, and 12. What number would come next? You're probably thinking 14, but What led you to that conclusion, and why? You may have seen the pattern and that the list is counting in twos.

The following number is 14 because the list counts by 2's, according to your hypothesis.

You saw the pattern and concluded without making any claim.

### Use inductive reasoning to make a conjecture about the sum of a number and itself. Then use deductive reasoning to show the conjecture is true.

Informally, a hypothesis is just drawing assumptions about something based on what you already know and have observed.

A conjecture is formally defined as a based-on-observations, a statement considered true.

Speculation is similar to your opinion about something you follow or perhaps a knowledgeable estimate.

For example, observe the numbers below: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, and 12. What number would come next? You're probably thinking 14, but What led you to that conclusion, and why? You may have seen the pattern and that the list is counting in twos.

The following number is 14 because the list counts by 2's, according to your hypothesis.

You saw the pattern and concluded without making any claim.