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# A store buys a shirt for \$60, then marks it up by 50%, then offers cus

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A store buys a shirt for \$60, then marks it up by 50%, then offers customers a 20% discount off the marked up price. What price do consumers pay?

A. \$36
B. \$72
C. \$78
D. \$90
E. \$108

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12 Apr 2018, 21:30
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A store buys a shirt for \$60, then marks it up by 50%, then offers customers a 20% discount off the marked up price. What price do consumers pay?

A. \$36
B. \$72
C. \$78
D. \$90
E. \$108

Initial price = 60

After mark up by 50% = 60 + 50% of 60 = 60+30 = 90

After next 20% discount = 90 - 20% of 90 = 90 - 18 = 72

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12 Apr 2018, 21:57
80/100%*150/100/*60 = 72
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26 Apr 2018, 19:58
60*(150/100)*(80/100)
=72

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