1.   The price of a computer system at an electronics store is $1099. Determine the percent of change in price if the computer system sold for $1349 a month earlier.
    A. 18.5% decrease B. 18.5% increase
    C. 22.7% decrease D. 22.7% increase
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  2.   The average price for gasoline rose from $2.85 to $3.24 in one day. Find the percent increase.
    A. 13.7% B. 39%
    C. 12% D. 21.4%
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  3.   Al's Quick Mart sells milk for $1.99 per gallon, but they used to sell it for $2.79. What is the percent decrease in the price?
    A. 71.30% B. 39.70%
    C. 28.70% D. 40.20%
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  4.   At Central High School, the number of sophomores who rode the school bus decreased from 212 at the beginning of the school year to 94 at the end of the school year. Find the percent decrease for sophomores riding the school bus.
    A. 55.70% B. 44.30%
    C. 125.50% D. 79.70%
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  5.   In 1990, an automobile dealership sold a certain model car for $14,649. In 2000, they sold the same model car for $23,609. Find the percent increase.
    A. 24.60% B. 38.00%
    C. 61.20% D. 62.00%
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