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Quadratic equation a nearby resort rented a certain a no.of function rooms for P28 800. when the price was reduced by P20 per room,6 more rooms were rented. how many function rooms were rented?

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If i am not mistaken you are saying the price was reduced by 20% per room hence here is the answers to your question.

Initially 24 rooms were rented at 28,800 for a total of 691200
AFTER THE 20% discount

You were already able to rent 30 rooms at 23040 for a total of 691200 hence you were able to rent 6 more rooms after the 20% discount

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