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>** Percent of increase or Decrease** <

recently heard that the school size have grown by

10% this year. What is the present size of the school.

multiply 10% by 150

.10 x 150 = 15 increase

Add the old School size plus the increase 150 + 15 = 165

This month you only made 185 dollars.

What is the percent of decrease?

First find the total lost.

Divide the amount of decrease by the original amount

two places to the left and adding the percent sign.