successive discounts of 20% and 15% are given on an article what would be the effective single discount on it Question successive discounts of 20% and 15% are given on an article what would be the effective single discount on it in progress 0 Math Valentina 8 months 2021-10-07T22:18:38+00:00 2021-10-07T22:18:38+00:00 1 Answer 0 views 0

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Answer:Let the mark price be 100 then,

20% of 100 = 20/100×100 = 20

after first discount = 100-20 = 80

15% of 80 = 15/100×80 = 12

after second discount = 80-12 = 68

now,

100 is reduced by = 100-68 = 32

so, effective single discount = 32/100×100 = 32%

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