Need to find out a percentage

Accounting
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An item is $18.50. What percentage would i use to make that item $15.34?

Aug 14th, 2015

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18.50 - 15.34 = 3.16

let the percentage be x

x/100 * 18.50 = 3.16

x = 3.16*100/18.50

x = 17%

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Aug 14th, 2015

x = 17.08%

Aug 14th, 2015

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