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Posted by **Al** on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 2:12am.

During a sale, both shops gave the same percentage of discount. Dennis bought the notebook from Shop B and found that she paid $175.20 less than the discounted price in Shop A.

What is the percentage discount given during the sale?

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**Henry**, Friday, April 20, 2012 at 9:40pm1. 1.25P = 1200.

P = 1200 / 1.25 = $960

2. 960-960r = 1200-1200r - 175.20.

960-960r = -1200r + 1024.80.

-960r + 1200r = 1024.80 - 960.

240r = 64.8.

r = 64.8 / 240 = o.27 = 27%.

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