I need help with solving the answer to the problem below.

What is the percent decrease, to the nearest percent, of the number of books checked out from June to July? June - 623(# of books checked out)
July - 715(# of books checked out)

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1. Since more books were checked out in July, there was an increase.

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2. How do I solve this problem? The answer I have is 715-623 = 92 or 92%. Is this the correct answer?

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posted by Tina
3. There is no correct answer as you posted the problem. There's an increase from June to July, not a decrease.

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4. Ms. Sue,

Thank you so much for explaining.

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posted by Tina
5. You're welcome, Tina.

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