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Maurice has been recording the price of fuel at a local gas station throughout the week. His data is shown below.

Day Price
(per gallon)
Monday \$2.71
Tuesday \$2.77
Wednesday \$2.86
Thursday \$2.80
Friday \$2.75

To the nearest percent, what is the percent change in the gas price from Wednesday to Friday?

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(2.75-2.86)/2.86 = ?

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(2.75-2.86)/2.86=
(-0.11)/2.86= -0.0384
-4% is nearest percent of change.

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