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a sofa sells for $840. the sale price is $714., find the percent of decrease of the sale price from the regular price

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    840 - 714 = 126

    126/840 = 0.15 = 15%

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    A $500 sofa is reduced 15%. What percentage would the sale price have to increase to be at the original price?

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