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Discount After a Discount

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The local store is having a clearance sale, where merchandise is marked down $40\%$, and residents who live within 20 miles of the store receive an additional $20\%$ discount after applying the $40\%$ discount.

For a resident living within 20 miles of the store, these discounts are equivalent to a single discount of what percentage?

A

$60%$

B

$30%$

C

$52%$

D

$56%$

E

$48%$