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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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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Ariana 3 weeks 2022-01-06T22:27:01+00:00 1 Answer 0 views 0

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    2022-01-06T22:28:50+00:00

    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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