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Question from hi, a student:

the hw club had 46 members in sept. in april, the
club had 24 members. what was the percent of change in the hw club's membership from sept. to apan increase or decrease in membership?
ril? what is


The change in club membership is 46 - 24 = 22 menbers. The change as a percentage is the change as a percentage of the starting number, which in your case is 24 members. What is 22 as a percentage of 24? Did the membership increase or decrease?


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