## Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-10 Change Expressed as a Percent - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 149: 25

175% increase

#### Work Step by Step

percent increase = $\frac{new amount-original amount}{original amount}$ $\frac{5.5-2}{2}=1.75$ Move the decimal two places to the right. The percent increase is 175%

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