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A stand at a farmer’s market is selling peaches individually and in cartons. An individual peach costs $1. When bought in a carton of 30, the price of each peach is discounted by 10
percent. Since it is the end of the growing season, there is a sale going on where the price is further discounted by 60 percent. What is the price of two cartons of peaches?

(A) $9.00
(B) $10.80
(C) $18.00
(D) $21.60
(E) $32.40

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A stand at a farmer’s market is selling peaches individually and in cartons. An individual peach costs $1. When bought in a carton of 30, the price of each peach is discounted by 10
percent. Since it is the end of the growing season, there is a sale going on where the price is further discounted by 60 percent. What is the price of two cartons of peaches?

(A) $9.00
(B) $10.80
(C) $18.00
(D) $21.60
(E) $32.40


original price 1 $
10% discount 90 cents and carton 27 $ per carton or 54$
price is further discounted @ 60% ; 54* .4 = 21.6 $
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Bunuel wrote:
A stand at a farmer’s market is selling peaches individually and in cartons. An individual peach costs $1. When bought in a carton of 30, the price of each peach is discounted by 10 percent. Since it is the end of the growing season, there is a sale going on where the price is further discounted by 60 percent. What is the price of two cartons of peaches?

(D) $21.60



Initial discount, = 0.9 (1-10/100*1)

after sale discount of, 60% 0.9 - 0.54 = 0.36

2 Cartons => 60 * 0.36

$21.60
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New post 06 Mar 2019, 11:56
1 peach--> 1$
1 peach in cartoon --> 0.9$
Extra discount--> 0.6*0.9=0.054 // 0.9-0.054=0.36$/peach in the cartoon
cartoon=30 peaches
result: 2*30=60 peaches bought @ 0.36$ --> 60*0.36=6*3.6=21.6 :)
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