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1. Mr Leonard wants to top-up his central heating oil tank.
The oil tank can take up to 1200 litres of oil.
There are already 450 litres of oil in the tank.

The price of oil is 81.5p per litre.
As a loyal customer, Mr Leonard gets a 7.5% discount on the price of the oil.

How much discount does Mr Leonard get on this purchase?
2. £45.84
Assuming that's 7.5%
3. (Original post by ions)
£45.84
Assuming that's 7.5%
how did you get that answer
4. (Original post by chloeh4)
Mr Leonard wants to top-up his central heating oil tank.
The oil tank can take up to 1200 litres of oil.
There are already 450 litres of oil in the tank.

The price of oil is 81.5p per litre.
As a loyal customer, Mr Leonard gets a 7.5% discount on the price of the oil.

How much discount does Mr Leonard get on this purchase?
1200-450=750
750×0.815=611.25
0.075×611.25=45.84

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