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Updated on: 11 Feb 2014, 07:18
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If candy bars that regularly sell for $0.40 each are on sale at two for$0.75, what is the percent reduction in the price of two such candy bars purchased at the sale price?

(A) $$2\frac{1}{2}%$$
(B) $$6\frac{1}{4}%$$
(C) $$6\frac{2}{3}%$$
(D) 8%
(E) $$12\frac{1}{2}%$$

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Originally posted by seabhi on 11 Feb 2014, 07:09.
Last edited by Bunuel on 11 Feb 2014, 07:18, edited 1 time in total.
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02 Apr 2018, 10:56
you can use the percent change formula to answer this question: ((New - Old) / Old) *100

New = 75
Old = 80

((75-80)/ 80)*100 = 6.25
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03 Apr 2018, 08:56
seabhi wrote:
If candy bars that regularly sell for $0.40 each are on sale at two for$0.75, what is the percent reduction in the price of two such candy bars purchased at the sale price?

(A) $$2\frac{1}{2}%$$
(B) $$6\frac{1}{4}%$$
(C) $$6\frac{2}{3}%$$
(D) 8%
(E) $$12\frac{1}{2}%$$

$$\frac{80 - 75}{80}*100$$

= $$6\frac{1}{4}%$$, Answer must be (B)
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