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50;41 is this a percent increase or decrease? What is the percent increase or decrease

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This is a decrease, because the new number is smaller than the original number. To find the percent decrease, set up an equation where x = the percent decrease. 50 • x = 41. To solve, divide both sides by 50: 41/50 = 0.82 Move the decimal right 2 places: 82%. 41 is 82% of 50.

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