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8-7.

Write the multiplier for each increase or decrease described below. Homework Help ✎

1. A $25$% increase

See Math Notes Box in Lesson 5.3.2 to understand the idea of multipliers.

To keep a value the same you multiply by $1.00$, to increase a value the multiplier must be greater than $1.00$. If we are increasing by $25$% ($0.25$) what should the multiplier be?

1. A decrease of $18$%

The multiplier is $0.82$.

1. An increase of $39$%

See part (a).

1. A decrease of $94$%

See part (a).