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December 20, 2014

Posted by **Kenya** on Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 9:24pm.

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In January, gasoline cost $1.05 per gallon. In July, gasoline cost $1.20 per gallon. Find the percent of increase.

Would the answer for this question be 14.3?

And how do you do percent of decrease?

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The original cost of a computer is $900. If the price is decreased by 15%, what is the sale price?

I need help with this question(:

Thank you

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 9:34pm1.20 - 1.05 = 0.15

0.15 / 1.05 = 0.143 = 14% decrease

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900 * 0.15 = 135

900 - 135 = 765

- Adv. Math -
**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 9:35pmKenya -- we have students posting upper level high school and college math. After this I suggest you use 8th grade math as your subject.

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**Kenya**, Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 9:36pmoh ok

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