Wednesday, February 22, 2006

ehh , try this .

In 1969 the price of 5 kilograms of flour was $0.75. In 1970 the price was increased 15 percent. In 1971, the 1970 price was decreased by 5 percent. What was the price of 5 kilograms of flour in 1971?

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At 7:55 PM, Blogger Chenda said...

The price of 5 Kg of the flour in 1969 = $0.75 , then in
1970 = $0.75 x 1.15 = $0.8625
1971 = ($0.75 x 1.15) x .95 which equals $0.82 i think ..

 

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