Write an algebraic exression to describe each situation.

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Gavin agrees to buy a 6-month package deal of monthly gym passes, and in return receives a 15% discount. Write an algebraic expression to represent the total cost of the monthly passes with the discount, if x represents the cost of each monthly pass.

Aug 11th, 2015

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if x is the cost of each monthly pass without discount

cost of pass with discount = 85%x

total for six months = 6 *85%x =  5.1x

alternatively

x is cost of each monthly pass without discount

total cost for 6 months without discount = 6x

discount = 15% *6x =0.9x

total cost of package with discount = 6x- 0.9x =5.1x

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