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shoes cost x euros. First they are discounted by 50%, and then 25% of the new amount. Determine what percentage of the total cost is cheaper.

Result

p =  62.5 %

Solution:


(1-0.50)*(1-0.25) = 1 - p/100

p = 62.5

p = 1252 = 62.5

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