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**Lydia bought a shirt at 20% off its retail price of $40.**

She paid 5% tax on the price after the discount.

How much did Lydia pay for the shirt?

**Answer**

To find 20% of 40, just convert 20% to a decimal, which would be 0.20.

0.20 * 40 = 8.

So since she is getting 20% off, subtract 40 from 8 to get $32.

To find 5% of $32, convert it to a decimal, by moving the decimal point two places to the left, like I did before, and multiply it by 32.

This would get you $1.60 I would add this because she paid 5% tax so this is apart of her total.

$32 + $1.60 = $33.60

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