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picture frame originally priced at $13.00 is on sale for $7.50. What is the percent of decrease, rounded to the nearest whole number?
Answer is 58%.
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Tito bought a rare album for $68.00 and later sold it for $76.00. What is the percent of increase, rounded to the nearest tenth?
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Answer is 11.8%.

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x= percent of increase,


Solution
x=(76/68)-1
x=(1.1176)-1
x=.1176

to get the percentage multiply x by 100
x=.1176 x 100
x=.1176 x 100
x=11.76% or 11.8%
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