Percent of Decrease
Percent of Increase
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True or False
100
What is the percent of decrease from 7 to 3?
Percent of Decrease= 57%
100
Find the percent of increase from 40 to 68.
Percent of Increase= 70%
100
Original: 19

New: 9

P% = 52.6%
100
A lemonade stand sold 28 cups of lemonade during it's first week. It sold 17 cups in its second week. What is the percent of decrease from the first week to the second week?
About 39.2% 
100
True or False: When the new amount is smaller than the original, it is called the percent of increase.
False
200
What is the percent of decrease from 578 to 482?

Percent of Decrease= 16%

200

Find the percent of increase from 582 to 1,098.

Percent of Increase= 88%
200
Original: 105

New: 99

P%= 5%
200
About 81,000 people attended the Super Bowl in 1982. In 1982, about 104,000 people attended. What is the percent of increase from 1982 to 1983?
About 28.3% 


200

True or False: The percent of increase from 150 to 500 is about 24%.

True
300
Original:7242

New: 6316

Percent of Decrease= 12%

300

Original: 901

New: 1782

Percent of Increase= 97%
300
Original: 5,780

New: 6,000

P%= 3%
300
475 people watched a movie the day it came out. 208 people watched the same movie on its second day. What's the percent of change from 475 to 208?
About 56.2% 
300

True or False: The percent of increase from 25 to 50 is 50%.

True
400
9,745 people came to see the circus in Portland. 5,213 people came to see the circus in Baltimore. What is the percent of decrease from Portland to Baltimore?

Percent of Decrease= 46%

400

Tunka successfully grew 28 flowers at summer camp. He went home and successfully grew 45. What is the percent of increase from 28 to 45?

Percent of Increase= 94%
400
Original: 47,999

New: 7,999

P% = 83%
400
On Monday, JAMS raised $75 during the bake sale. On Friday, JAMS raised $525 during the bake sale. What is the percent of change from Monday to Friday?
About 85.7% 
400

True or False: The percent of change indicates how much a quantity increases or decreases with respect to the original amount.

True
500
A YouTuber has 6,384,623 subscribers in June. The amount of subscribers goes down to 5,395,257 in July, after posting some bad content. What is percent of decrease from June to July?

Percent of Decrease= 15%

500
706 items were purchased at the flea market on Monday. 748 items were purchased on Thursday. What is the percent of increase from Monday to Thursday?
Percent of Increase= 5%
500
Original: 1,234,567

New: 2,345,678

P% = 90%
500
An online video got 201 views in the first month. The views increased by 96% in the next two months. About how many views did the video receive after 2 months?
About 393.96 views 
500

True or False: The percent of decrease from 628 to 514 is about 17%.

False
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