posted by tmouery .
I did these, but the answers I got didn't match the ones in the back of the book.
If 135 is decreased by 75%, what is the new amount?
A number is decreased by 40% to 525. What is the original amount?
The cost of a pound of nails increased from $2.36 to $2.53. What is the percent of increase to the nearest whole-number percent?
Bert Davis is getting a 4.5% raise. His current salary is $38,950. How much will his raise be?
Federal Department Stores dropped the price of a winter coat by 15% to $149. What was the original price to the nearest cent?