Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - Chapter Review: 59

Answer

Percent decrease; 20%

Work Step by Step

The new number is lower than the original number, so we use the equation for percent decrease. The equation for percent decrease is the following: $(\frac{original amount - new amount}{original amount})\times100$. Thus, we plug in the numbers to find: $(\frac{250-200}{250})\times100=20$%
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