NZ Level 6 (NZC) Level 1 (NCEA)
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Percentage Change

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We want to increase $1300$1300 by $40%$40% by following the steps outlined below.

a

First find $40%$40% of $1300$1300.

b

Add the percentage increase to the original amount to find the amount after the increase.

c

Calculate $140%$140% of $1300$1300.

d

Is increasing an amount by $40%$40% equivalent to finding $140%$140% of that amount?

Yes

A

No

B

Yes

A

No

B
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We want to decrease $1500$1500 by $15%$15% by following the steps outlined below.

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Apply direct and inverse relationships with linear proportions

91026

Apply numeric reasoning in solving problems

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