An item originally cost p dollars, where p > 0.
y – x > x – y
The price of the item if the original price were decreased by x%, increased by 35%, and then increased by y%
The price of the item if the original price were increased by x%, decreased by y%, and then increased by 35%
(A) Quantity A is greater.
(B) Quantity B is greater.
(C) The two quantities are equal.
(D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.
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