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slayer8001

  • one year ago

The temperature dropped from 75 degrees to 50 degrees. What was the percent decrease in the temperature?

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    25

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    No, That's wrong.

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    how?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    It has dropped 1/3 of the temperature, 25 degrees.

  5. anonymous
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    i got 24...

  6. anonymous
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    Think of it this way, it dropped 25 degrees, how many times does 25 go into 75?

  7. slayer8001
    • one year ago
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    the answers are 33 1/3 50 or 66 2/3

  8. anonymous
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    75-25=50

  9. anonymous
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    75-25 does equal 50, but that is not relevant to the question at all,

  10. anonymous
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    ok hold on

  11. anonymous
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    UGGGH!! MY BRAIN!! LOL

  12. anonymous
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    Slayer, you said one of your answers was 1/3? That one is correct.

  13. anonymous
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    yea that is correct duck

  14. anonymous
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    my bad... lol

  15. anonymous
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    Being that we aren't working with a base 100 number, dropping 25 degrees, doesn't mean we dropped 25%.

  16. anonymous
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    so it's 75%?

  17. anonymous
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    wait no

  18. anonymous
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    No, It's 1/3. Or 33.3--%

  19. anonymous
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    ...

  20. slayer8001
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    thanks guys

  21. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Gladly.

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