Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 8 - Personal Finance - 8.1 Percent, Sales Tax and Discounts - Exercise Set 8.1: 66

Answer

The statement does not make sense.

Work Step by Step

The statement does not make sense. If the percent decrease in an item's price is 100%, then the new price of the item is zero. The item would be free. If the percent decrease in an item's price is more than 100%, then the new price would be a negative number.
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