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The enrollment of Kennedy High School dropped from 1200 to 1000 over a three-year period. What the percent of decrease during this time?

A. 20
B 16 2/3
C. 25
D. 200
E. 2

200/1200= 1/6 ( some wrong )

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That's not the answer I got when I divided 200 by 1200.

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You need to find the decimal answer. Use a calculator.

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Right.

To find the percent, multiply:

0.1666666 * 100 = 16 2/3%

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oh, I get it now, thank you

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Yay! :-)

You're welcome.

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