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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.

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There's a \$0.30 difference.

a.
0.3 / 3.5 = ?

b.
0.3 / 3.2 = ?

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(a) 0.3/3.5 *100 = 8.5714 %

(b) 0.3/3.2 * 100 = 9.375 %

are these correct

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Yes.

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