Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 4 - Proportions, Percents, and Solving Inequalities - 4.2 - Percents and Problem Solving - Problem Set 4.2 - Page 157: 68


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There are many examples. Here are a few: 1. The price of milk increased by 10%. 2. My wage increased by 20% after the raise. 3. The literacy rate in Alabama decreased by 10%. 4. The rate of death due to cancer decreased by 10%. 5. My fuel efficiency increased by 10% when I got a new car. (Note, these are all hypothetical examples.)
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