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An item was already discounted by 10% but had to be discounted by another 10 % to make the price even more attractive to customers. Overall, by how many percent was the item discounted?

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  1. .9*.9 = .81

    19%

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  2. If something cost $100 dollars if you have a 10% discount you would pay $90.

    Another 10% discount then you would pay $81.

    The percent Discount would be 100-81/100 or 19%.

    So.. how dis we do this?
    Each time we paid 90% of the price.

    so .9 x .9 =.81 paid.. so our discount is 19%

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