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A merchant bought some items for P175.00 a dozen less 20% and sold them at a profit of 35% of the selling price. What was the selling price of one item?

Correct answer:

b =  189

Step-by-step explanation:

a=175.00 r1=100%20%=110020=0.8 r2=100%+35%=1+10035=1.35  a r1 r2 = b  b=a r1 r2=175 0.8 1.35=189

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