# SOLUTION: The number of farms in the United States was 2.19 million in 2000. By 2006, the number had dropped to 2.09 million. What was the percent of decrease? Round to the nearest tenth.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 407968: The number of farms in the United States was 2.19 million in 2000. By 2006, the number had dropped to 2.09 million. What was the percent of decrease? Round to the nearest tenth.Answer by rfer(12660)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!0.1/2.19=0.0457=4.6%