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    Percentage discount.

    A stereo system that regularly sells for $240 goes on sale for $192 what is the percent discount

    From jumpstart booklet grade 8

    and

    A sweater that was orginally $27.95 is on sale $19.99 estimate the percent discount

    PLEase explain thanks
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    For the first one:

    The difference between 240 and 192 is 48. So the question now becomes "48 is what percent of 240?" Can you take it from here?
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    thanks your the best
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