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Nancy had $60 to buy some candles. There was a sale in the shop and a discount of 20% was given for the candles. As a result, Nancy was able to buy 6 more candles than she would have without the discount.

(a) How many candles did Nancy buy during the sale?

(b) What was the price of each candle before the discount?

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This is a Part whole question. 

    80%    20% total
Quantity  80u 20u 100u
Amount     6  

a)

20u = 6

100u = 100/20 × 6 = 30

30 +6  =36

b)

60 ÷ 30 = $2

 

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