Posted by **AK** on Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at 2:02pm.

567 vacuums were sold this year the previous year 540 vacuums were sold what is the percent of increase in sales from last year to this year?

1.20%

2.5%

3.50%

4.150%

Is it 105% percent can you help?

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**DrBob222**, Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at 2:45pm
No, it isn't 105% (which isn't one of your answers) and your answers are written in VERY confusing fashion. Read your posts and it appears the answers are

1.20%, 2.5%, 3.50%, and 4.150%. What you must have intended for the answers are:

20%, 5%, 50%, and 150%.

Take the difference between the vacuums sold last year and this year, divide by the number of vacuums sold last year, and change to percent by multiplying by 100. I think 5.0% is what you will obtain.

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