Elementary Brain Teaser


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The Real Discount

If you got a 40% discount on a $150.00 pair of sport shoes and 20% of a $200 set of roller blades, what was the percent discount on the total purchase (assuming no taxes are involved)?


Correct Solutions:
  1. Shane Lampkins. Palm Lake ES, Orlando, FL
  2. Brett Hodges. Rainbow ES, Winter Springs,FL
  3. Daniel Geary. Lake Highland Prep, Orlando, FL
  4. Alex Swarts. Dawson Bryant ES, Coal Grove, OH
  5. Philip Rossman-Reich. Lake Highland Prep, Orlando, FL
  6. Brett Hodges. Rainbow ES, Winter Springs, FL
  7. Ashley Goldberg. Jefferson School, Jefferson, MA
  8. Alex Harmon. Oblong ES, Oblong, IL
  9. Ryan Newman. Buena Vista Academy, Windermere, FL
  10. Heather Clark. Farley ES, Huntsville, AL
  11. Krystal Hsu. Farley ES, Huntsville, AL
  12. Bradley Meador. Farley ES, Huntsville, AL
  13. Chad Strickland. Farley ES, Huntsville, AL
  14. Tao Tao Chen. Ellis ES, Sunnyvale, CA
  15. Andrew Lai. Rainbow ES, Winter Springs, FL
  16. Zachary Williams. Wells JHS, Wells, ME
  17. Jessica Williams. Wells JHS, Wells, ME
  18. Brian Pierre. Carmen Arace MS, Bloomfield, CT
  19. Mark Atkins. Carmen Arace MS, Bloomfield, CT
  20. Tom Sullivan. Carmen Arace MS, Bloomfield, CT
  21. Justin Ortique. Carmen Arace MS, Bloomfield, CT
  22. Deshawn Ross. Carmen Arace MS, Bloomfield, CT
  23. Jason Bynoe. Carmen Arace MS, Bloomfield, CT
  24. Janet Lyons. Carmen Arace MS, Bloomfield, CT
  25. Brandon Chin. Carmen Arace MS, Bloomfield, CT
  26. Justin Moore. Carmen Arace MS, Bloomfield, CT
  27. Melissa Dreyer. Carmen Arace MS, Bloomfield, CT
  28. Albert Fuentes. Carmen Arace MS, Bloomfield, CT
  29. Abner Fuentes. Carmen Arace MS, Bloomfield, CT
  30. Nichelle Ho-Lung. Carmen Arace MS, Bloomfield, CT
  31. Terrance Carter. Carmen Arace MS, Bloomfield, CT
  32. Rahim Muhammad. Carmen Arace MS, Bloomfield, CT
  33. Elise Hernandez. Rainbow ES, Winter Springs, FL
  34. E. Taylor. Rainbow ES, Winter Springs, FL
  35. Ravi Lakdawala. Berkeley Prep, Tampa, FL
  36. Naomi Todd. Welches ES, Welches, OR






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