Terms

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
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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%

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