Posted by **Brandon** on Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 8:37pm.

During peak season, a hotel room costs $135 per night. During the off-season, it costs $90 pernight. Find the percent of change from peak season to off-season.

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 8:58pm
1. Subtract the difference in costs (135 - 90)

2. Divide the original cost by the difference between the two costs.

3. Change the decimal to a percent.

If you post your answer, we'll be glad to check it.

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**Brandon**, Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 9:02pm
30%?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 9:15pm
Sorry, but I was wrong in step 2. You should divide the difference by the original cost.

45/135 = 0.3333 = 33%

Off-season is 33% lower than peak season.

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