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Calculating the percentage change in an algebraic word problem.

A consumer information magazine estimates that the real juice content of several
drinks sold as snack drinks for children was 79.5% in 1999, compared to 86.25% in
1998. The percentage change in real juice content is:
a. -7.83%
b. -6.75%
c. 6.75%
d. 8.5%

Solution Summary

The percent change is calculated.