# SOLUTION: Please help. I struggle with these. In 2000, the circulation of a local newspaper decreased from 3041 papers sold in January to 2326 papers sold in December. Find the percent o

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 Question 140079: Please help. I struggle with these. In 2000, the circulation of a local newspaper decreased from 3041 papers sold in January to 2326 papers sold in December. Find the percent of decrease. Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!(3041-2326)/3041=715/3041=.235=23.5% decrease.