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    Percent 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?
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    Yep it is.
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    ok...

    Quote Originally Posted by galactus View Post
    Yep it is.
    Thank you. I spend so much time playing with functions and equations that my word problem skills went out the door years ago.
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