Posted by Tomas on Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 6:54pm.
The enrollment of Kennedy High School dropped from 1200 to 1000 over a three-year period. What the percent of decrease during this time?
B 16 2/3
My answer is 1200-1000=200
200/1200= 1/6 ( some wrong )
maths - Ms. Sue, Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 6:56pm
That's not the answer I got when I divided 200 by 1200.
maths - Ms. Sue, Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 6:58pm
You need to find the decimal answer. Use a calculator.
maths - Tomas, Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 7:07pm
the decimal answer is 0.1666666
maths - Ms. Sue, Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 7:16pm
To find the percent, multiply:
0.1666666 * 100 = 16 2/3%
maths - Tomas, Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 7:21pm
oh, I get it now, thank you
maths - Ms. Sue, Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 7:21pm
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