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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?

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

Decrease: $1100 - 500 = 600$
$600 = (x)(1100)$

$55\%$