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By decreasing the dimension by 1 unit, the area of a rectangle decreased from 40 square feet (on the left) to 28 square feet (on the right). Find the percent of the decrease in area.

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1 of 6UNDERSTAND. Read and reread the problem. Let $x=$ the percent of decrease.

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