# MATH

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Merchandise was purchased at list for \$3,460 with a single trade discount of 23%. What
was the net price of this merchandise?
A. \$4,255.80 C. \$795.80
B. \$2,664.20 D. \$772.8

would you subtract?

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correct

it looks like you took 3460 - 3460(.23)
= 26642

another way would be to say, well, after 23% is taken off there would be 77% left

so final price = 3460(.77) = 26642

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