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The cost of a X chocolate bar is $3.50. The cost of a similar Y bar is $3.20.
(a) Find the percentage saving in buying a Y bar instead of the X bar.


(b) Find the percentage loss in buying a X bar instead of the Y bar.

Please help...........

  • math -

    There's a $0.30 difference.

    a.
    0.3 / 3.5 = ?
    Multiply your decimal answer by 100 to find the percent.

    b.
    0.3 / 3.2 = ?

  • math -

    (a) 0.3/3.5 *100 = 8.5714 %

    (b) 0.3/3.2 * 100 = 9.375 %


    are these correct

  • math -

    Yes.

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