## anonymous one year ago The temperature of an oven went from 320° to 280°. What was the percent decrease in temperature? A. 14.3% B. 1.25% C. 12.5% D. 1.43%

1. anonymous

Okay... What is the change in temperature?

2. anonymous

is it b

3. anonymous

How?

4. anonymous

just is it this is due in a couple hours

5. Rushwr

Show me ur work ?

6. Rushwr

$\frac{ 40 }{ 320 }*100=12.5 %$ The way u get 40 is: Since they have asked us the decrease we should deduct 280 from 320 ! So 320-280=40