Posted by Kim on Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 2:35pm.
My question is:
The price of gasoline increased from 93.9 to 99.9. Write the increse as a percent.
My answer is: 6%
Am i correct?
Math - the helper, Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 2:41pm
yes its not that hard
get a calculator
Math - MathMate, Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 5:26pm
It's almost correct.
Percentage Increases are measured in actual increse divided by the original value.
In the given case, actual increase is 6 cents, and the original value (price) is 93.9 cents. The percentage increase is therefore
6/93.9*100%, a little more than 6%.
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