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A company sells item X and Y at different discount before the Christmas sale. During the Christmas sale, additional percent were deducted from the discount price. The total percent discount on item X is how much greater than the total percent discount on item Y?

(1) Before the Christmas sale, the discount on item X is twice the discount on item Y.

(2) During the Christmas sale, the additional discount on item X is 5% greater than the additional discount on item Y.
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Dear @Bunnuel,

The pre-Christmas Discount on Y is 10 % and therefore on X will be 20%

If additional discount on Y is 10%, addl discount on X shall be 5% of 10%

Cant we use these both to find the answer? or Assuming what data provided is wrong?
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Dear @Bunnuel,

The pre-Christmas Discount on Y is 10 % and therefore on X will be 20%

If additional discount on Y is 10%, addl discount on X shall be 5% of 10%

Cant we use these both to find the answer? or Assuming what data provided is wrong?


Where did you get the 10% figure? If that's a case that you tested, bear in mind that you need to test more than one different case! If different cases give you different results, then the statement is insufficient.
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