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# Confusing GCSE Maths Question

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1. "The cost of bananas increased by 25% one week but then fell the following week back to the original price. By what percentage did the cost of bananas fall in the following week?" The answer is 20% but I don't really get how they got there...
2. Say it cost 1 pound. Next week it costs 1.25. Then it goes back to 1 pound. It fell by 25p so 25p as a percentage of 1.25 is 20%
3. (Original post by aasdasda)
Say it cost 1 pound. Next week it costs 1.25. Then it goes back to 1 pound. It fell by 25p so 25p as a percentage of 1.25 is 20%
Loool I feel so stupid. Thanks x

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