# An member of congress’s approval rating starts at 45%. After a scandal, his approval rating decreases by 30%. Then, he passes a popular bill, and his approval rating increases by 30%. What is his final approval rating?

An member of congress’s approval rating starts at 45%. After a scandal, his approval rating decreases by 30%. Then, he passes a popular bill, and his approval rating increases by 30%. What is his final approval rating? Is he as popular as he was at the start?
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Anabelle Guzman
Given members initial rating 45 %
Just to make calculation looks simples we think out of 100 unitial rating is 45
After a scandal his rating decrease by 30% ie

i.e out of 100 his final rating is 40.95 = 41%