December 1, 2015

Homework Help: MAth

Posted by Caroline on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 1:57am.

I am working a percent change word problem- 340 employees total and 56 laid off.? percent of decrease in employees.
340-56= 284
284 divided by 340 = 0.835 = 83%

the book has an answer of 16%
what am I missing or is the book incorrect?

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