A shirt goes on sale for 80% of its original price. One week later, the sale price is marked down 10%. The final price

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A shirt goes on sale for 80% of its original price. One week later, the sale price is marked down 10%. The final price is what percent of the original price?

A. 72%
B. 70%
C. 52%
D. 50%
E. 28%


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Thu Jun 30, 2022 9:17 pm
A shirt goes on sale for 80% of its original price. One week later, the sale price is marked down 10%. The final price is what percent of the original price?

A. 72%
B. 70%
C. 52%
D. 50%
E. 28%


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If the original price is n, the final price is 0.8n * 0.9 = 0.72n.

Answer: A

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