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Pineapple on Sale!
Every week for three weeks, the price of a pineapple was reduced by 25% from the previous week’s price. After the third reduction, the price of two pineapples was twenty cents less than the undiscounted price of a single pineapple. How much did an undiscounted pineapple cost?
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