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In Tian's monthly budget, she set aside \$685 for housing and \$265 less than that for food. How much did she budget for food?

The interest rate on an equity line of credit was 7 5/8% last month. This month the interest rate is 9 3/8%. How many percentage points has the interest rate increased?

Write a proportion that is equivalent to the statement: If 3 gallons of gasoline cost \$5.37, then 8 gallons will cost \$14.32.

A caterer made 150 sandwiches for 120 people. How many sandwiches are there for each person?

The electricity costs of a business increased from \$10,000 one year to \$13,000 the next. To the nearest whole percent, what was the rate of increase?

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In Tian's monthly budget, she set aside \$685 for housing and \$265 less than that for food. How much did she budget for food?

= 685 - 265 => \$420

The interest rate on an equity line of credit was 7 5/8% last month. This month the interest rate ...

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The expert writes a proportion that is equivalent to the statement.

\$2.49