# MATH(markup and markdown )

a knife was originally sold RM15.the price was marked down by 19% and finally marked down an additional 5%.What is the final reduced price.?

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1. P1 = 100%-19% = 81% of original price.
P1 = 0.81 * 15 = \$12.15. = Sale price.

P2 = 100%-5% = 95% of P1.
P2 = .95 * P1 = .95 * 12.15 = \$11.54 =
Final sale price.

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2. A hi-fi set was purchased for RM7000.The hi-fi set will be resold by offering an 8% discount.If the retailer wants a 18% gross profit based on the net retail price,find the list price.

pls help me ?

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3. Po = \$7,000 = Original price.

P1 = 100% - 8% = 92% of Po
P1 = 0.92 * 7000 = \$6,440 = Resale price

P2 = 100% + 18% = 118% 0f P1.
P2 = 1.18 * 6440 = \$7599.20=List price.

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