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# Last year 762 students went back to the school and spring dances. This year only 645 students attended the two dances. What is the precent of decrease?

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The percent of decrease is 15%Further explanation:We have to calculate the percentage decreaseThe formula for percent decrease is:[tex]Percent\ decrease= \frac{decrease}{original\ quantity}*100\\While\ decrease\ is\ calculated\ as:\\Decrease=Original\ quantity-decreased\ quantity[/tex]GivenOriginal Quantity=762 studentsDecreased Quantity=645 studentsDecrease=762-645=117Putting values in the formula[tex]Percent\ Decrease=\frac{117}{762}*100\\=0.15*100\\=15\%[/tex]The percent of decrease is 15%Keywords: Percent Decrease, PercentageLearn more about Percentage at:brainly.com/question/5565320brainly.com/question/5533462#learnwithBrainly