Sunday, November 23, 2014

320: Sensible or Not? percent

Percent Statements: Sensible or Not?
Defend your answer! Here's your claim ... what's your warrant?
  1. The percentage of households with more than four children decreased by 100,000 households
  2. Brent makes 120% less than Bill each month 
  3. Ann is 10% taller than Brenda, so Brenda is 10% shorter than Ann
  4. Fifty percent of the people in the room are men and 50% of the people in the room are single. Therefore, 25% of the people in the room are single men.
  5. Pete’s prices are 10% more than Paul’s prices, so Pete’s prices are 110% of Paul’s prices.
  6. The interest rate at the bank increased by 100% 

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