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In November, a toy was \$40.00. In Dec., the price increased by 80%. In Jan., the price decreased by 80%. What was the price of the toy after it was discounted in January?

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November=\$40.00
December=40.00+80%(32)=\$72.00
January=72.00-80%(57.60)=\$14.40

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November = \$40.00
December = 40.00+80%(40) = 40 + 32 = \$72.00
January=72.00-80%(72) = 72 - 57.60 = \$14.40

The work was correct, but the notation might have been confusing.

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