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waecmaths question: 

A seller allows 20% discount for cash payment on a marked price of his goods. What is the ratio of the cash payment to the marked price

Option A: 

1: 4

Option B: 

1:5

Option C: 

3:4

Option D: 

4:5

waecmaths solution: 

Let the marked be x

20% of the marked price will be 0.2x, those paying cash, will pay x – 0.2x = 0.8x

The ratio of cash to the marked price will be

0.8x : x

4 : 5

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