Tuesday, April 7, 2009

April 7, 2009

A merchant offers a large group of items at 30% off. Later, the merchant takes 20% off these sale prices and claims that the final price of these items is 50% off the original price. The total discount is actually...

(A) 35% (B) 44% (C) 50% (D) 56% (E) 60%

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