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Rkatrina85
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The price of an iPod dropped from $299.99 to $180.55. What was the percent decrease in price? (Round to nearest hundredth percent.)

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The price dropped 299.99 - 180.55 = 119.44. So we need to find out what percentage 119.44 is of 299.99.  "119.44 is what percentage of 299.99" translates to  119.44 = x * 299.99  So x = 119.44 / 299.99 = about 0.3981466, which is 39.81% when rounded to the nearest hundredth of a percent.

Graciela2002

119.44  is that the whole question

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