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What is the question ?

-- If the question is: "How much was the price reduced ?", then the answer is

30% of 50 = 0.3 x 50 = 15 .

-- If the question is: "What is the price now ?", then the answer is

30% discount leaves 70% of the original price.

70% of 50 = 0.7 x 50 = 35.

-- If the question is: "What color is the sweater ?" , or "How much is the sales tax ?",

then there's not enough information given with which to figure out an answer.

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