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Posted by **Jman** on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 2:05pm.

a. 12%

b. 10%

c. 36.4%

d. 40%

2. Find the percent of change when the price of an oven changes from $450 to $396.

a. 15%

b. 14%

c. 13%

d. 12%

3. The top player’s scoring average changes from 20 points per game to 24 points per game.

a. 20% increase

b. 25% decrease

c. 16.7% increase

d. 4% increase

4. At the start of the football season, Jorge weighed 150 pounds. At the end of the season, he weighed 138 pounds. What was the percent change in his weight?

a. 10%

b. 12%

c. 8.7%

d. 8%

5. Sara raised her raw score on a math test from 40 to 60. What was the percent change in Sara's score?

a. 10%

b. 20%

c. 40%

d. 50%

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**Jman**, Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 2:16pmPlease check my answers.

1. b

2. a

3. c

4. b

5. d

If i got any wrong please tell me the right ones.

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**Jman**, Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 2:21pmPlease help me.

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 2:23pm1 and 5 are correct. 2, 3, and 4 are wrong.

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**Jman**, Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 2:25pmWhat are 2, 3, and 4?

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**Steve**, Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 2:26pmremember: % change is calculated using the original amount

#1 b OK

#2 d because

the change is 54

54/450 = 12%

#3 a because

the change is 4

4/20 = 1/5 = 20%

#4 d because

the change is 12

12/150 = 8%

#5 OK

odd how you got some right and some wrong. They are all done the same way.

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 2:27pmGo back and study your text materials and try again. You won't learn how to do these problems if I give you the answers.

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**Jman**, Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 2:28pmThanks Ms. Sue and Steve. You guys are really nice, taking the time to help kids with their work.

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**Jman**, Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 2:29pmI think I understand it now.

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 2:30pmYou're welcome.

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