Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.6 Solving Application Problems with Percent - 6.6 Exercises - Page 441: 35

Answer

The percent of decrease is 25%.

Work Step by Step

$decrease=48-36=12$ decrease=rate*original $12=(r)(48)$ $12\div48=48r\div48$ $0.25=r$
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