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## Example Questions

### Example Question #32 : Algebra

Decrease by 40%. Which of the following will this be equal to?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Explanation:

A number decreased by 40% is equivalent to 100% of the number minus 40% of the number. This is taking 60% of the number, or, equivalently, multiplying it by 0.6.

Therefore, decreased by 40% is 0.6 times this, or

### Example Question #33 : Algebra

Find the product:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Explanation:

Find the product:

Use the distributive property:

Write the resulting expression in standard form:

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