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On friday, a computer was priced at $800. on the following wednesday, the price was reduced by 15%. On the following friday, the price was further reduced by 20%. what percent of the original price was the final price ?

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    800 * 0.85 = 680

    680 * 0.8 = 544

    800 - 544 = 256

    256 / 800 = 0.32 = 32%

    100 - 32 = 68% of the original price

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