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What single discount is equivalent to two successive discounts of 13% and 6%? Hint: Let the cost be $100.

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  1. anonymous
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    13% off 100 leaves you with 87. 6% off of that leaves you with 81.78 So you are looking for a discount that will give you the difference between 100 and 81.78: x*100=(100-81.78) Answer:18.22% http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=x*100%3D%28100-81.78%29

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    ok i had 18.2% thanks for the help

  3. anonymous
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    ok

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