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9-13.

The local sports shop has backpacks on sale for $28. The original price was $40. What is the percent of decrease for the backpack price? Homework Help ✎

What is the decrease as a percent of the original price?

Decrease: $40 − $28 = $12

$12 = (*x*)($40)

30%