# SOLUTION: If Amanda Miller spent $15.72 on pet supplies before tax, what was the price of the pet supples she purchased before the discount? Algebra -> Algebra -> Functions -> SOLUTION: If Amanda Miller spent$15.72 on pet supplies before tax, what was the price of the pet supples she purchased before the discount?      Log On

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 Question 188373This question is from textbook Survey of Mathematics with applications : If Amanda Miller spent $15.72 on pet supplies before tax, what was the price of the pet supples she purchased before the discount?This question is from textbook Survey of Mathematics with applications Answer by solver91311(17077) (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Let x be the price before the discount and r be the discount rate expressed as a decimal. Then xr is the amount of the discount. The price minus the amount of the discount is$15.72, so: That's as far as I can go since you didn't bother to share the discount rate. John