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The regular price per can of a certain brand of soda is $0.40. If the regular price per can is discounted 15 percent when the soda is purchased in 24-can cases, what is the price of 72 cans of this brand of soda purchased in 24-can cases? A.$16.32
B. $18.00 C.$21.60
D. $24.48 E.$28.80

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Re: The regular price per can of a certain brand of soda is $0.4 [#permalink] ### Show Tags 21 Jul 2014, 13:23 2 Bunuel wrote: GMAT weekly questions The regular price per can of a certain brand of soda is$0.40. If the regular price per can is discounted 15 percent when the soda is purchased in 24-can cases, what is the price of 72 cans of this brand of soda purchased in 24-can cases?

A. $16.32 B.$18.00
C. $21.60 D.$24.48
E. $28.80 The discounted price of one can of soda is (0.85)($0.40), or $0.34. Therefore, the price of 72 cans of soda at the discounted price would be (72)($0.34), or $24.48. Answer: D. _________________ SVP Status: The Best Or Nothing Joined: 27 Dec 2012 Posts: 1727 Location: India Concentration: General Management, Technology WE: Information Technology (Computer Software) Re: The regular price per can of a certain brand of soda is$0.4  [#permalink]

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22 Jul 2014, 19:42
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Total price without discount = 0.4 * 72 = 28.8

15% Discount $$= 28.8 * \frac{85}{100}$$

= 24.48

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Re: The regular price per can of a certain brand of soda is $0.4 [#permalink] ### Show Tags 14 Sep 2017, 10:43 Bunuel wrote: The regular price per can of a certain brand of soda is$0.40. If the regular price per can is discounted 15 percent when the soda is purchased in 24-can cases, what is the price of 72 cans of this brand of soda purchased in 24-can cases?

A. $16.32 B.$18.00
C. $21.60 D.$24.48
E. $28.80 The price per can when purchased in a 24-can case is 0.4 x 0.85 =$0.34 per can.

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