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9-32.

A ten-speed bicycle was originally priced at $1100. It is on sale for $500. What is the percent of decrease? Homework Help ✎

The percent of decrease is the value of the decrease as a percent of the original price.

Decrease: $1100 - $500 = $600

$600 = (*x*)($1100)

55%