Terms
Is it Increase or Decrease?
Percent Increase
Percent Decrease
Word Problems

100

Percent of _______ tells what percent the amount of increase is of the original number
What is Increase

100

Original $450 New $490
What is Increase

100

Original price $0.50 New price $0.65
What is 30%

100

Original weight 180lb New weight 162lb
What is 10%

100

Last year monique's rent was $460/mo. This year her rent increased to $506. What is the percent of increase in her rent?
What is 10%

200

Percent of ______ tells what percent the amount of decrease is of the original number
What is Decrease

200

Original $220 New $170
What is Decrease

200

Original weight 110lb New weight 132lb
What is 20%

200

Original airfare $340 New airfare $255
What is 25%

200

Lance bought a used car for $5500. He sells it two years later for $2475. What is the percent of decrease?
What is 55%

300

When finding the difference you always subtract the _______value from the ______value.
What is Smaller/Larger

300

Original $4450 New $4850
What is Increase

300

Original number 70 New number 98
What is 40%

300

Original enrollment 360 New enrollment 342
What is 5%

300

The Jacksons bought a house for $145,000 for years ago. They sell the house this year for $174,000. What is the percent of increase?
What is 20%

400

Percent of increase and decrease compare the amount to the _______ amount
What is original

400

Original $60 New $51
What is Decrease

400

Original amount $16 New amount $28
What is 75%

400

Original number 80 New number 44
What is 45%

400

The original price of a gold bracelet is $325. The sale price is $260. What is the percent of decrease?
What is 20%

500

What value do you use for the denominator? Percent of increase/decrease ____________________________ X 100 ???
What is Original amount

500

Original $190 New $250
What is Increase

500

Original population 80 New population 84
What is 5%

500

Original price $60 New price $51
What is 15%

500

Find the Percent of ? if the original population was 800 and the new population is 716?
What is Decrease of 10.5%