You have a score of 700 but your credit score gets affected by having too much debt and you lose 5% of your credit score. What is your new score?
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You have a score of 700 but your credit score gets affected by having too much debt and you lose 5% of your credit score. What is your new score?
2 Answer

1. User Answers dexteright02
700*5/100 = 3500/100 = 35
700  35 = 665 
2. User Answers Porshia
Do a proportion
5/100= x/700
Cross multiply and divide
700 x 5= 3, 500
3, 500 divided by 100= 35
So 35 is 5% of 700.
To find new score do 700  35
Answer is 665