Let's say you want to reduce 40% of L by 20% of it , \[\frac{40L}{100}-\dfrac{20L}{100} = \frac{20L}{100}\]

Btw , I am guessing you didn't actually mean asking these questions , did you ? So please refrain from asking such questions .
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Azhaghu Roopesh M
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1 year, 7 months ago

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@Azhaghu Roopesh M
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Sorry it was worded in a lame manner
Consider that the chance of a person watching a particular arbitrary show is 40%.Now that chance is reduced by 20% because of some reason.
See it could be as you said become 40% - 20% = 20%.
(or)
40 - 40*(20)/(100)= 32%
Hence it is ambiguous right.
Do you agree wid me
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Selena Miller
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You see what I had posted was : reducing 40% of L by 20% of L .

Let 40% of L be x . Now what you are asking is x reduced by 20% of x . Which gives :

\[ x - x \frac{20}{100} = x \frac{4}{5} = \frac{4}{5} \cdot \frac{40}{100} L = \frac{8}{25} L \]

So I guess we were talking about two entirely diff. things . But yeah , if the sentence is not read properly , it could certainly lead to errors !

Do you mind if I ask you why did you post this note ? Did you look up some Survey or something of the sort ?
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1 year, 7 months ago

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Let's say you want to reduce 40% of L by 20% of it , \[\frac{40L}{100}-\dfrac{20L}{100} = \frac{20L}{100}\]

Btw , I am guessing you didn't actually mean asking these questions , did you ? So please refrain from asking such questions . – Azhaghu Roopesh M · 1 year, 7 months ago

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– Selena Miller · 1 year, 7 months ago

Sorry it was worded in a lame manner Consider that the chance of a person watching a particular arbitrary show is 40%.Now that chance is reduced by 20% because of some reason. See it could be as you said become 40% - 20% = 20%. (or) 40 - 40*(20)/(100)= 32% Hence it is ambiguous right. Do you agree wid meLog in to reply

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Lbex. Now what you are asking isxreduced by 20% ofx. Which gives :\[ x - x \frac{20}{100} = x \frac{4}{5} = \frac{4}{5} \cdot \frac{40}{100} L = \frac{8}{25} L \]

So I guess we were talking about two entirely diff. things . But yeah , if the sentence is not read properly , it could certainly lead to errors !

Do you mind if I ask you why did you post this note ? Did you look up some Survey or something of the sort ? – Azhaghu Roopesh M · 1 year, 7 months ago

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