## An item that was selling for $72 is reduced to $60. Find the percent decrease in price. Round your answer to the nearest tenth.

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so first find decrease

72-60=12

now find percent discount of 100

12/72=1/6=0.16666/1

percent means parts out of 100 so j x%=x/100

make 0.1666/1 into over 100

0.166666/1 times 100/100=16.6666/100=16.6666%

roound to tenth

16.7%

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