Emily has a coupon for 20% off her purchase. She finds a backpack on the discount rack. It's original price is $60 but is 30% off.

Emily thinks 30% and 20 % make 50% so the backpack will be $30.

Is Emily correct? Explain your answer.

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  1. 0.7 * 60 = 42

    0.8 * 42 = $33.60

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  2. Man doesnt know math

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