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Find what to multiply a quantity by to be equivalent to; a - an increase of 20% b - an increase of 6.25% c - a decrease of 35% d - a decrease of 1.5% THANKYOU VERY MUCH 🙂

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a. 1.2, b. 1.0625, c. 0.65, d. 0.985
simon72
15 December 2010
It might help to look at the answer in a bit more detail. a. increase of 20% = 120% = 1.2 b. increase of 6.25% = 106.25% = 1.0625 c. decrease of 35% = 65% = 0.65 d. decrease of 1.5% = 98.5% = 0.985
pythagoras
17 December 2010
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