Tom once worked 80 hours per week. He boss will now reduce his hours to 64 a week. What is the percent decrease?

MY WORK:

80 - 64 = 16 hours

Then 16 times 100 = 1600

Then 1600/original employment hours = 20%

Is this right?

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- Jan 14th 2009, 08:06 AMmagentaritaPercent Drop
Tom once worked 80 hours per week. He boss will now reduce his hours to 64 a week. What is the percent decrease?

MY WORK:

80 - 64 = 16 hours

Then 16 times 100 = 1600

Then 1600/original employment hours = 20%

Is this right?

- Jan 14th 2009, 08:09 AMgalactus
Yep it is.(Clapping)

- Jan 14th 2009, 08:18 AMmagentaritaok...