# Math

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During peak season, a hotel room costs \$135 per night. During the off-season, it costs \$90 pernight. Find the percent of change from peak season to off-season.

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1. Subtract the difference in costs (135 - 90)
2. Divide the original cost by the difference between the two costs.
3. Change the decimal to a percent.

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30%?

• Math -

Sorry, but I was wrong in step 2. You should divide the difference by the original cost.

45/135 = 0.3333 = 33%

Off-season is 33% lower than peak season.

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