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    Sales Price of Jeans

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    1.Last season, a pair of jeans cost $35.95. This season, the price of the jeans increased by 25 percent. Later in the season, the jeans were put on sale for 25 percent off.
    ◦How much did the jeans cost at the beginning of the season?
    ◦What was their sale price?
    ◦Were you surprised by the sale price of the jeans? Why or why not?
    2.What would the jeans cost if they had gone on sale by 25% first, and then had their price increased by 25%? Why?

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    1.Last season, a pair of jeans cost $35.95. This season, the price of the jeans increased by 25 percent. Later in the season, the jeans were put on sale for 25 percent off.
    ◦How much did the jeans cost at the beginning of the season?
    ◦What was their sale ...

    Solution Summary

    This posting explains how to find the sale price after discount and increase in price.

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