# math

Company ABC offers a series discount of 20%,10% and 4% on a type of water filter while company XYZ offers a single discount of 32% on the same type of water filter. Which company offers a greater discount on its merchandise assuming the list price is the same ?

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1. amount left of 1 unit after the series of 3 discounts
= (.8)(.9)(.96) = .6912

amount left of 1 after a single discount of 32% = .68

which is the better discount?

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