Please Help Me With This Math Problem?

A dress was marked down from $30 to $14. Rounding to the nearest percent, what percent discount was this?

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  1. Pat says:

    about 50% 15 would be 50 percent but 14 is close

  2. Jessica Brown says:

    (30)(x/100) = 16 –> divide both sides by 30 –> (x/100) = (16/30) –> simplify –> (x/100) = (8/15) –> multiply both sides by 100 –> x = (800/15) = 53.3333333.

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