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Old 07-15-2012   #1
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The number of Americans who speak Yiddish at home decreased from 320,380 in 1980 to 213,064 in 1990. Find the percent decrease.
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Percent decrease = Amount of decrease / Original amount * 100

Amount of decrease = 320,380 - 213,064 = 107,316

Percent decrease = 107,316/320,380*100= 33.4964729%
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