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Dick saved = $3240 Jane saved =$ 1760 (jane saved $1240 less than she did the prior year) Jane saved approximately$1240/$3000 (close to 41%) less in 1990 Answer: C Moderator Joined: 01 Sep 2010 Posts: 3089 Followers: 783 Kudos [?]: 6516 [0], given: 1008 Re: Dick and Jane each saved$3,000 in 1989. In 1990 Dick saved [#permalink]

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03 Jan 2013, 14:41
For you is a 600/700 level ??

what do you think about ??

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given jane 1989 - 3000
dick 1989 - 3000

1990 = D + J = 5000

dick 8 percent more = 3000 * 8/100 = 240 >> 3000 + 240 = 3240

jane = 5000-3240 = 1760

to find the decrease new - old/old * 100

1760 - 3000 / 3000 * 100

1240 / 3000 * 100 = 124/3 = 41% approx

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