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Brand X which sells only summer collection, puts its cloths on sale in the beginning of winters and offers discount range from 15% to 40%. During the peak of winters it offers additional discount of 10% on all the clothes. If Mystery bought a dress of X brand during the peak of winters for $216 whereas her friend her friend Jury bought the same dress during summers, what can be the maximum possible difference between the amounts paid by Mystery and Jury?

A. $124
B. $148
C. $152
D. $184
E. $196
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\(216 = x - 0.4x - 0.1(x - 0.4x)\)

\(216 = 0.6x - 0.06x\)

\(216 = (\frac{60 - 6}{100})x\)

\(216 * \frac{100}{54} = x\)

\(x = 400\)

Difference: \(400 - 216 = 184\)
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