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A dry cleaning service decided to raise the price of dry cleaning shirts from $4.00 to $5.00. The same percentage increase was applied to dry cleaning a jacket. The old cost of dry cleaning a jacket was $10.00. What is the new cost of dry cleaning a jacket?: *

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    There are two ways of doing this. One is to use ratios.

    5/4 = x/10

    The other is to figure the percentage of $4 that is the $1 increase. Multiple that by $10 and add it to the $10.

    I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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    11.00

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