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1. The price of an article was cut 20% for a sale. By what percent must the item be increased to again sell the article at the original price?
15% - 20% - 25% - 30% - 40%
2. See if you can complete words by putting three letters on each side of the following twelve combinations.
a. ural, b. ocia, c. upul, d. cina, e. caut, f. hest, g. ment, h. idel, i. redi, j. dpec, k. olut, l. epho
1. 25%. Example: A $1.00 item reduced 20% will sell for 80cent. To sell it at $1 .00 again, you must increase the price 20%. 20cent is 25% of 80cent.
2. a. Naturalist,