decrease, reduce and decline
1. What is the difference among "decrease" ,"reduce" and "decline"?
In the following sentence, which word would be acceptable?
"The death rate on the road has decreased 40% after the law was enforced."
2. Should I use "active" or "passive" voice of the word?
Last edited by sjc55; 26-Dec-2009 at 03:45.
Re: decrease, reduce and decline
They both work.
It was reduced/decreased by 40%.
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