A TV priced at 800 was reduced by 20% in a sale. On the last day it was reduced by a further 10%. How do you find out the overall percentage reduction in price?

1 Answer
Nov 21, 2016

Answer:

Overall reduction percentage was #28%#.

Explanation:

Sale price was #800 * (1-0.2) = 800*0.8 =640# unit

Sale price on last day was #640 * (1-0.1) = 640*0.9 =576# unit

Initial price was #800# unit

Final price was #576# unit

Overall reduction was #800-576=224# unit.

Overall reduction percentage was #224/800*100=28%#. [Ans]