The price of a gallon of unleaded gas was $2.90 yesterday. Today, the price fell to $2.85. Find the percentage decrease. Round your answer t

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The price of a gallon of unleaded gas was $2.90 yesterday. Today, the price fell to $2.85. Find the percentage decrease. Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a percent.

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Maria 1 week 2021-10-05T00:51:37+00:00 1 Answer 0

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  1. Charlotte
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    2021-10-05T00:53:20+00:00

    Answer:

    The answer is 2%

    2.85 is 98.2 % of 2.90.

    100% – 98.2 % = 1.8 which rounds to 2%.

    There was a 2% decrease.

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