The price of oil decreased from $76 per barrel to $70 per barrel. What is the percentage change in oil prices?

2 Responses to “The price of oil decreased from $76 per barrel to $70 per barrel. What is the percentage change in oil prices?”

  1. steven k Says:

    7.89473%

  2. tony Says:

    (6/76)*100 = 7.89%

    i.e the change in price divided by the original price multiplyed by 100 to obtain a %