2013 AMC8 Problem 12


algebra geometry
At the 2013 Winnebago County Fair a vendor is offering a "fair special" on sandals. If you buy one pair of sandals at the regular price of $50, you get a second pair at a 40% discount, and a third pair at half the regular price. Javier took advantage of the "fair special" to buy three pairs of sandals. What percentage of the $150 regular price did he save?

\(\textbf{(A)}\ 25\% \\\textbf{(B)}\ 30\% \\ \textbf{(C)}\ 33\% \\ \textbf{(D)}\ 40\% \\ \textbf{(E)}\ 45\%\)