Hockey skates cost $4,500. First, the price was reduced by 20%, and then this reduced the price was increased by 20%. How much did the skates cost after the price increase?

Koronicaqn 2022-09-12 Answered
Hockey skates cost $4,500. First, the price was reduced by 20%, and then this reduced the price was increased by 20%. How much did the skates cost after the price increase?
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Aleah Harrell
Answered 2022-09-13 Author has 18 answers
4500- 100%
x - 20%
x = 20 * 4500/100 = 900 dollars
4500-900 = 3600 dollars
3600-100%
x -20%
x = 3600 * 20/100 = 720 dollars
3600+720 = 4320 dollars

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