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A discount of 20 percent on an order of goods followed by a discount of 20 percent amounts to

A) the same as one 45 percent discount

B) the same as one 40 percent discount

C) the same as one 36 percent discount

D) the same as one 30 percent discount

E) the same as one 25 percent discount

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Answer = C) the same as one 36 percent discount

Say initial order = 100

Discount 20% = 20

Value = 100 - 20 = 80

Again discount 20% \(= 80 * \frac{20}{100} = 16\)

Value = 80-16 = 64

Total discount = 20+16 = 36
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0.8*0.8*x=0.64x from initial value, meaning 0.36 or 36% discount

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New post 13 May 2018, 18:03
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A discount of 20 percent on an order of goods followed by a discount of 20 percent amounts to

A) the same as one 45 percent discount

B) the same as one 40 percent discount

C) the same as one 36 percent discount

D) the same as one 30 percent discount

E) the same as one 25 percent discount


Two 20 percent discounts is 0.8 x 0.8 = 0.64, which is the same as a 36 percent discount.

Answer: C
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