Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-10 Change Expressed as a Percent - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 16

Answer

This is an Increase of 9 Percent

Work Step by Step

Step 1) (8.75 - 8) ÷ 8 ...Because this is a percent increase, you will subtract the original amount from the new amount and divide by the original amount. Step 2) .75/8 = .09 ... Divide, then multiply the answer by 100 for the percentage. Step 3) .09 x 100 = 9 percent ... Final Answer
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