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## An item was bought for £50. It was sold for £32. What was the percentage loss? Please answer asap

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An item was bought for £50. It was sold for £32. What was the percentage loss?

Please answer asap

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Step-by-step explanation:100% = ₤50

x = ₤32

₤3200%=₤50x₤50. ₤50

x = 64%

100% – 64% = 36%

Answer:36% loss

Step-by-step explanation:To calculate percentage loss

× 100%

loss = £50 – £32 = £18, then

percentage loss = × 100% = 18 × 2 % = 36%