Posted by **Miguel** on Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at 5:21pm.

The number of students at another university increased from 14,000 students in 1971 to 30,000 in 1975. What was the percent increase in enrollment during this period?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at 5:37pm
30,000 - 14,000 = 16,000

16,000 / 14,000 = ?

Change the decimal answer to a percent.

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**Aleah**, Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at 5:47pm
Is it 1.14%?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at 5:50pm
Nope. You didn't convert the decimal to a percent.

16,000/14,000 = 1.1429 = 114.29%

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**Aleah**, Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at 5:56pm
Thank You!

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at 6:01pm
You're welcome, Aleah/Jessie/Miguel/Nadia23/Shauna.

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