Elementary Statistics (12th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321836960
ISBN 13: 978-0-32183-696-0

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Statistics - 1-3 Types of Data - Beyond the Basics - Page 22: 33


The statement goes up to 200%, which is impossible.

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It is impossible for a wallet's size to be reduced by 200%. That means that twice the size of the wallet would be subtracted from it. After reducing something by 100%, it is no longer there, so it can't go to 200%. A more appropriate statement would be it "reduces your filled wallet size by 50%."
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