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# Percentage Application and Percent Decrease

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The price of a cup of coffee has dropped to \$2.10 today. Yesterday's price was \$2.45. Find the percentage decrease. Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a percent.

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Word problem on percentage: Problem type 3
The price of a cup of coffee has dropped to today. Yesterday's price was . Find the percentage decrease. Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a percent.

We will first compute the amount of decrease in the price of a cup of coffee from yesterday. By subtracting today's price from yesterday's price, we find:
Amount of decrease: ...

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Percent decrease is found and discussed in the solution with details. The solution is detailed and well presented.

\$2.19