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Q: There is an error in this statement. Please take 15% off of this $123.00 bill. How much credit is due back?
A: 15% off of $123.00 bill = 123*0.15 = 18.45 . $18.45 must be due .
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Asked 5/20/2011 1:34:09 PM
Updated 12/30/2014 8:24:48 AM
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15% off of $123.00 bill = 123*0.15 = 18.45 .

$18.45 must be due .

Added 12/30/2014 7:36:28 AM
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Confirmed by Kaysha [12/30/2014 7:40:59 AM], Rated good by Kaysha
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There is an error in the statement: "Please take 15% off of this $123.00 bill." and the error is: "off of" is ungrammatical in formal written English. Just use "off".
Added 12/30/2014 8:08:33 AM
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Ha! I didn't even realize that it was not a mathematical problem. It was a grammar question.
Added 12/30/2014 8:16:40 AM
Ones like these can often catch us out!!!
Added 12/30/2014 8:24:48 AM
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