HKD1710 wrote:
The price of a model M camera is $209 and the price of a special lens is $69. When the camera and lens are purchased together, the price is $239. The amount saved by purchasing the camera and lens together is approximately what percent of the total price of the camera and lens when purchased separately?
(A) 14%
(B) 16%
(C) 29%
(D) 33%
(E) 86%
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Subscribe via RSS - RSSTotal cost of Camera and lens when purchased separately = $278
Total cost of Camera and lens when purchased Together = $239
Saving = 278-239 = 39
Saving as a percent of Total separate cost = \(\frac{39}{278}\)*100 ; 39 * 7 = 273
so it is approx \(\frac{1}{7}\)*100 ~14%
A
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