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does anyone know which maths higher test paper has this question thanks.kirsty bought a tv for £360, including VAT at 20% Work out the cost of the TV before the VAT was added
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find 20% of 360 first
then minus 360 by that number
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does anyone know which maths higher test paper has this question thanks.kirsty bought a tv for £360, including VAT at 20% Work out the cost of the TV before the VAT was added
Hi there.

I think it's £288 - I'm not a mathematician so please correct me if I'm wrong.

10% of £360 = £36
20% = 2 x £36 = £72

As £360 = 100% i.e. the full price
We take off 20% from this which is £72
£360 - £72 = £ 288

Hope this helps.
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Hi there.

I think it's £288 - I'm not a mathematician so please correct me if I'm wrong.

10% of £360 = £36
20% = 2 x £36 = £72

As £360 = 100% i.e. the full price
We take off 20% from this which is £72
£360 - £72 = £ 288

Hope this helps.
hi thanks for the answer but do you know which date/year this is?
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find 20% of 360 first
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hi thanks for the answer but do you know which date/year this is?
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hi thanks for the answer but do you know which date/year this is?
nope i don't sorry
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hi thanks for the answer but do you know which date/year this is?
No - sorry.

I imagine it's more likely to be non calculator though.
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No - sorry.

I imagine it's more likely to be non calculator though.
i know ive done the test but i just need to know the date for the other papers as the school crossed the dates out
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