You increase the size of a page by 30%30%. Then you decrease it by 30%30%. What is the size of the page now?
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You increase the size of a page by 30%30%. Then you decrease it by 30%30%. What is the size of the page now?
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Lets use 1 to solve this problem because it is easiest to show.
Multiply 1 by 1.3 for a 30% increase (1*1.3=1.3).
Then multiply 1.3 by .7 for a 30% decrease. (1.3*.7=.91)
Therefore the page had a 9% reduction from its original size or is 91% of its original size.