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Q: By what percent is a 100-watt light bulb brighter than a 60-watt light bulb?
A: It's 100 divided by 60 and multiplied by 100, equal to 166%. a normal incandescent 60 watt light bulb uses 60 watts of electricity to produce 20 watts worth.
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User: By what percent is a 100-watt light bulb brighter than a 60-watt light bulb?

Weegy: It's 100 divided by 60 and multiplied by 100, equal to 166%. a normal incandescent 60 watt light bulb uses 60 watts of electricity to produce 20 watts worth.
valmendrazguy|Points 120|

User: Michael Reeves, an ice cream vendor, pays $17.50 for a five-gallon container of premium ice cream. From this quantity he sells 80 scoops at $0.90 per scoop. If he sold smaller scoops, he could sell 98 scoops from the same container; however, he could charge only $0.80 per scoop. If Michael switches to the smaller scoops, by how much will his profit per container go up or down? (Profit = Sales – Expenses)

Weegy: Michael can have bigger profit in smaller scoops. He will have a difference of $6.4 in switching to smaller scoops. here's the computation: 80*$0.90=$72 98*$0.80=$78.40 $72-$17.50=$54.50 $78.40-$17.50=$60.90
angelrampel|Points 10|

User: Michael Reeves, an ice cream vendor, pays $17.50 for a five-gallon container of premium ice cream. From this quantity he sells 80 scoops at $0.90 per scoop. If he sold smaller scoops, he could sell 98 scoops from the same container; however, he could charge only $0.80 per scoop. If Michael switches to the smaller scoops, by how much will his profit per container go up or down? Using your answer from the questions above, by what percent will the profit change? (Round to the nearest tenth of a percent.)

Weegy: Michael can have bigger profit in smaller scoops. He will have a difference of $6.4 in switching to smaller scoops. here's the computation: 80*$0.90=$72 98*$0.80=$78.40 $72-$17.50=$54.50 $78.40-$17.50=$60.90
angelrampel|Points 10|

User: Sunshine Honda sold 112 cars this month. If that is 40% greater than last month, how many cars were sold last month?

Weegy: 80. Sunshine Honda sold 80 cars last month.
eturker|Points 2923|

User: Three of every seven sales transactions at Dollar Discount are on credit cards. What percent of the transactions are NOT credit card sales?

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