# Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.6 Solving Application Problems with Percent - 6.6 Exercises - Page 441: 46

The percent of decrease is 66$\frac{2}{3}$%.

#### Work Step by Step

decrease= $24-8=16$ $16=(r)(24)$ $16\div24=24r\div24$ $0.6\overline{6}=r$

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