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Posted by **deedee** on Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at 6:57pm.

an enrollment increase of 7% by the beginning of the next year, what is the new

enrollment?

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**Damon**, Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at 7:00pm1.07*900

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**Damon**, Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at 7:01pmIn other words 100 percent (1.00) plus the new 7 percent (0.07) = 107% or 1.07

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at 7:03pm7%100=.7

900/.7=1285.71

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at 7:06pm7%/100=0.07

900/0.07=12857.14

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**Damon**, Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at 7:23pmAnonymous,

7%/100 = .07 is correct

however to increase something by 7% you add .07 times the original amount. In other words multiply by 1.07.

What you did was find what 900 was 7% of, a very large number compared to 900.

Use the "does my answer make sense test". If I only increase 900 by 7% will it really be over twelve thousand? That sure would be a lot of new students.

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