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ms.gonzalez wanted to buy a book that was on sale 25% off the original price. the bookstore was offering an additional 20% off to customers who used store credit cards. after all the discounts, ms. gonzalez paid $24.00 for the book. what was the original price in dollars?

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  1. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    Since the total percent taken off is 45%. Simply take 45% turn it into a decimal, which is .45 x 24.00 = 10.8 then add 10.8+ 24.00 = original cost.

  2. anonymous
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    now i understand thanks

  3. anonymous
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    didnt you tell me it was 40

  4. anonymous
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    40 what? it should be 45 percent

  5. anonymous
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    sorry lol i confused you with another persons answer

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