# Percentage question

• January 8th 2013, 12:18 PM
nerdo
Percentage question
Hi,

How do I work out the following problem:

TL=45.9
LTL=54.1

12% decrease in TL would lead to an increase by 4% in LTL.

Find the new values of TL and LTL.

Any help

Thank you
• January 8th 2013, 02:55 PM
abender
Re: Percentage question
A $p\%$ decrease from $x$ is $\frac{(100-p)}{100}x$.