In a newspaper, it was reported that yearly robberies in Springfield were down 15% to 136 in 2014 from 2013. How many robberies were there i

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In a newspaper, it was reported that yearly robberies in Springfield were down 15% to 136 in 2014 from 2013. How many robberies were there in Springfield in 2013?

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Sapo 3 days 2021-07-19T17:02:19+00:00 1 Answers 1 views 0

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    2021-07-19T17:04:00+00:00

    Answer:

    Step-by-step explanation:

    To find the solution call x the yearly robberies in 2013.

    We now that  

    x-0.15x=135\\0.75x=135\\x=\frac{135}{0.75}

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