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%

Algebra  Ms. Sue, Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 3:00pm
1/5 = 0.2 = 20%
1/4 = 0.25 = 25%
25%  20% = ____%

Algebra  Luke, Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 3:01pm
5%
Thank YOU!

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

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

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

Algebra  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%

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