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## The number 70 is decreased to 41. What is the percentage by which the number was decreased, to the nearest tenth of a percent?

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The number 70 is decreased to 41. What is the percentage by which the number was decreased, to the nearest tenth of a percent?

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2021-09-04T01:52:09+00:00
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Answer:Decreased percent = 41.4 % (Approx.)

Step-by-step explanation:Given:Old number = 70

New number = 41

Find:Decreased percent

Computation:Decreased number = 70 – 41

Decreased number = 29

Decreased percent = [29 / 70]100

Decreased percent = 41.42%

Decreased percent = 41.4 % (Approx.)