Posted by **Claire** on Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 9:29pm.

I'm totally confused help please?!?

In 1990, 253 million people visited theme parks in the United States. In 2000, the number of visitors increased to 317 million people. What was the percent of increase?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 9:31pm
317 - 253 = 64

64/253 = 0.25296 = 25.3%

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**ria**, Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 9:33pm
25

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**Claire**, Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 9:41pm
Thank You!! i see what i did wrong now... i wanted to find out what the percentage for 64 was so i divided it by 100 so i got a really diffrent and wrong number! Thanks for clearing this up for me! ;)

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 9:49pm
You're very welcome.

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**NAKIA**, Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 4:04pm
In 1990, 253 million people visited theme parks in the United States. In 2000, the number of visitors increased to 317 million people. What was the percent of increase?

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