Posted by **John** on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 2:52pm.

The percent decrease from 5 to 4 is how much less than the percent increase from 4 to 5?

A. 0%

B. 5%

C. 15%

D. 20%

E. 25%

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 3:00pm
1/5 = 0.2 = 20%

1/4 = 0.25 = 25%

25% - 20% = ____%

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**Luke**, Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 3:01pm
5%

Thank YOU!

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 3:02pm
You're welcome, Luke or John.

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**Charlie**, Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 3:07pm
How did you get the second one with 1/4?

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**phillip**, Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 3:08pm
Is there another way 2 think about this problem?

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 3:21pm
Divide the difference by the original number.

The difference between 4 and 5 is 1.

1/4 = 25%

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**Charlie**, Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 3:22pm
Thanx...Ms. Sue... I just wanted to know.

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