What is the result when 75 is decreased by 40%? Algebra Linear Equations Percent Equations 1 Answer Alan P. Oct 27, 2016 #color(green)(45)# Explanation: #75# decreased by #40%# #color(white)("XXX")=75 - (40% xx 75)# #color(white)("XXX")= 60% xx 75# #color(white)("XXX")= 60/cancel(100)_4 xx cancel(75)^3# #color(white)("XXX")=(cancel(60)^15)/(cancel(4))xx3# #color(white)("XXX")=45# Answer link Related questions Jimmy made a #"75%# on a test worth #46# points. How many points did he get correct? How do you use proportions to solve percent equations? How do you translate percent problems into an equation? What number is 32% of 600? What number is #3/4#% of 16? 8 is 20% of what number? 99 is 180% of what number? What percent of 7.2 is 45? What percent of 150 is 5? What is 2% of 92? See all questions in Percent Equations Impact of this question 5176 views around the world You can reuse this answer Creative Commons License