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Although the price of a theater ticket rose by 20 percent, sales rose by only 8 percent. By what percentage did the number of viewers have to drop?

Correct answer:

p3 =  10 %

Step-by-step explanation:

p1=100%+20%=1+10020=1.2 p2=100%+8%=1+1008=1.08  p1 r = p2  r=p2/p1=1.08/1.2=109=0.9  r = 1p3/100  p3=100 (1r)=100 (10.9)=10%

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