## Algebra 1

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# Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-10 Change Expressed as a Percent - Lesson Check - Page 148: 6

#### Answer

The percent increase involves an increase from the orginal amount while a percent decrease involnces a decrease of the original amount.

#### Work Step by Step

percent decrease = $\frac{original amount-new amount}{original amount}$ percent increase = $\frac{new amount-original amount}{original amount}$

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