Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapters 1-6 - Cumulative Review Exercises - Page 475: 53


$5.5$ is the percent of decrease.

Work Step by Step

Decrease $82000 - 77500 = 4500$ Percent of increase $\frac{4500}{82000}*100 = 5.5$
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