So before we leave our discussion of basic skills for quantitative reasoning, leta#39;s look at a few more of the ways that percentages are often used or abused. ... Herea#39;s another surprising example: In 2008, the stock market (as measured by the Dow Jones Industrial Average) lost about 34% of its value. ... Because $10, 000 is 25% of $40, 000, we would say that the Mercedes costs 25% more than the Lexus.
|Title||:||Math for Life: Crucial Ideas You Didn't Learn in School|
|Publisher||:||Jeffrey Bennett -|