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A stereo system that regularly sells for $240 goes on sale for $192 what is the percent discount
From jumpstart booklet grade 8

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Ms. Sue
You save $48.
48/240 = 0.2 = 20% 
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Anwar
thanks

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Ms. Sue
You're welcome.

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Anwar
why did u divide by 240

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Ms. Sue
You want to find the percent that the original price is discounted.
If you are the merchant and decide to get rid of these $240 stereo systems, you decide to offer 20% off the original price.
20% of 240 = $48
240  48 = 192
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