Posted by micheal on Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 8:38pm.
well i think you multiply 4 by 125 but i don't know and its not one of my options i have

math  Ms. Sue, Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 8:45pm
Here's your original problem:
125 pounds decreased by 4%
You need to convert the percent to a decimal. Move the decimal point two places to the left. 4% = 0.04
Multiply 125 by 0.04 
math  Ms. Sue, Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 8:48pm
Subtract your answer from 125.