# Intermediate Algebra

How would I figure out this math problem? (a video game was \$49.95. The price dropped to \$45.50. what was the percent of decrease.)

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1. ratio problem

49.95-45.50 = 4.45

4.45/49.95 = x/100

so
49.95x=(4.45*100)

x = (4.45*100)/49.95

You should be able to do the rest

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2. thanks

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3. The original price of a video game was \$49.95. The price was dropped to \$45.50. What was the percent of decrease from the original price?

C - 91%

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