# SOLUTION: After two successive discounts of 40% and 50% to an item,what percent of the original price is the final price? Please show the solution.

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 Question 631376: After two successive discounts of 40% and 50% to an item,what percent of the original price is the final price? Please show the solution.Answer by josmiceli(9817)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Suppose the item originally costs \$100 After the 1st discount: After the 2nd discount: and The final price is 30% of the original price