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The percent decrease from 5 to 4 is how much less than the percent increase from 4 to 5?

A. 0%
B. 5%
C. 15%
D. 20%
E. 25%

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    1/5 = 0.2 = 20%

    1/4 = 0.25 = 25%

    25% - 20% = ____%

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    5%

    Thank YOU!

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    You're welcome, Luke or John.

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    How did you get the second one with 1/4?

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    Is there another way 2 think about this problem?

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    Divide the difference by the original number.

    The difference between 4 and 5 is 1.

    1/4 = 25%

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    Thanx...Ms. Sue... I just wanted to know.

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