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# Van purchased a DVD player on sale. The initial price was $179.30. The price after the discount was $144.77. what was the percent of decrease (discount rate)

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Van purchased a DVD player on sale. The initial price was $179.30. The price after the discount was $144.77. what was the percent of decrease (discount rate)

The percent of discount is rounded to 19%. Steps: 1. Divide 144.77 by 179.30 2. You get the answer 0.80741773... etc. 3. You round it to 0.81. 4. You turn it into a percent by moving the dot(decimal) to the right four times. 5. And then you subtract it from 100 and you get 19% for the discount.