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If Antonio bought two half-gallon cartons of ice cream during a specia

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If Antonio bought two half-gallon cartons of ice cream during a special sale, what percent of the total regular price of the two cartons did he save?

(1) Antonio paid the regular price for the first carton and received the second carton for half the regular price.
(2) The regular price of the ice cream Antonio bought was \$4.00 per half-gallon carton.

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15 Nov 2017, 09:13
A.
Let the price of one half gallon be p.

From St1,

in the discounted sale he bought p+0.5p=1.5p.
during normal times he would have bought the same for 2p.

Hence the savings percentage is (2p-1.5p)/2p*100
sufficient
From st2 we dont have any info about the discounted price. insufficient.
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