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DelbertRita
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The price of an item has been reduced by 80%. The original price was $45. What is the price of the item now?

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ButterKing

%change=100(final-initial)/initial, so we can say: 100(final-45)/45=-80  multiply both sides by 45 100(final-45)=-3600  divide both sides by 100 final-45=-36  add 45 to both sides final=9 So the price of the item now is $9.

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