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The number of shopper at a Fort Myers flea market ranges from an average of 55,000 per weekend during the tourist season to an average of 18,000 on a summer weekend. What is the percent of decrease, to the nearest whole number, in the number of shoppers at the flea market from the tourist season to a summer weekend?

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    A. 18% B. 33% C. 55% D. 67% I know the answer is D but how do I work out the problem?

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    55,000 - 18,000 = 37,000 37,000/55,000 x 100 37/55 x 100 ≈67

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    You can cancel out the three zeros at the end of 37,000 and 55,000, because they both have them

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    Hope this helped :)

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    Thank you very much.

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