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

I did these, but the answers I got didn't match the ones in the back of the book.

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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