### Percentage Application Word Problems : Percent Decrease

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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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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How do I go about finding 10% of a number, any number. For example, What is ten percent of 1,648?

This is for OTA #101733 only! 1. Find the LCM of 16 and 40. ____a. 40 __x_b. 80 ____c. 120 ____d. 640 2. Add and Simplify: 4/5+3/4 ____a. 7/20 ____b. 7/9 _x__c. 31/20 ____d. 17/9 3. Subtract and simplify: 8/15-2/9 _x__a. 2/45 ____b. 16/135 ____c. 40/135 ____d. 14/45 4. Whic

This is for OTA #101733 only? 1. Find the LCM of 16 and 40. ____a. 40 __x_b. 80 ____c. 120 ____d. 640 2. Add and Simplify: 4/5+3/4 ____a. 7/20 ____b. 7/9 _x__c. 31/20 ____d. 17/9 3. Subtract and simplify: 8/15-2/9 _x__a. 2/45 ____b. 16/135 ____c. 40/135 ____d. 14/45 4. Which of the follow

Can someone explain how to simplify a complex rational expression?

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Given the information below (and attached), please determine: Are women being denied the opportunity to join the Army because they are too short or too tall? If the required women's height for the Army is between 58 and 80 inches. The Mean = 63.3, and the SD = 2.5 What percentage of women meet that height requirement?

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If 40% of members of a club play tennis and there are 20 tennis players, how many club members are there?

Please see the attached file for the fully formatted problems. Here is the problem: Prove that positive real numbers correspond bijectively to decimal expansions not terminating in an infinite string of 9's as follows. The decimal expansion of is where N is the largest integer smaller than is the largest integer is th

If there are 74 nests containing 11 eggs each and 9 nests containing 14 eggs each what would be the ratio of this expressed in the form of 1:x, where x is the number expressed to one decimal place. I know the basics : 9:74 but not sure what to do after that.

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Solve the equation first eliminating the decimal numbers 0.05y + 0.03(y + 50) = 17.5

Find the interest earned at the end of the first year on 8,400.00 invested at 4% interest

The formula used to calculate the percentage of body fat for men is %body fat = (-98.42+4.15w-0.082b)/b where w is the waist measurement in inches and "b" is the total body weight in pounds. What is the body fat for a man weighing 156 pounds and waist measurement 32 inches. Round to the nearest integer.

Alan's annual salary is $20,040. Next month he will receive a 5.5% cost of living adjustment and a 4% merit increase. What will be his new annual salary? a.$22,338 b.$21,943.80 c.$23,263.00 d.$21,22.00 e.not given

A technician checked a sample of a 160 portable radios. She found 7 of the radios defective. If more than 5% of the sample is defective, the process is out of control. What is the exact percent of the sample that is defective? a.4% b.3.98% c.5.76% d.4.23% e.not given