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Posted by **tmouery** on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 10:44am.

If 135 is decreased by 75%, what is the new amount?

A number is decreased by 40% to 525. What is the original amount?

The cost of a pound of nails increased from $2.36 to $2.53. What is the percent of increase to the nearest whole-number percent?

Bert Davis is getting a 4.5% raise. His current salary is $38,950. How much will his raise be?

Federal Department Stores dropped the price of a winter coat by 15% to $149. What was the original price to the nearest cent?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 11:24am1)

135 * 0.233 = 33.75

2)

0.6x = 525

x = 525/0.6

x = 875

Do those answers agree with the answers in your book?

If so, you can refigure the rest.

- Business Math -
**tmouery**, Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 1:48pmYes, thank you.

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