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## An item cost $80 but you were charged $56. What was the percent discount for that item?

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An item cost $80 but you were charged $56. What was the percent discount for that item?

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2021-07-24T11:34:58+00:00
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80 • x = 56

x = 56/80

x = 0.7

So $56 is 70% of $80. Then the discount is 30% (100% – 70% = 30%)