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The population of town A increases from 1,346 to 1,500. In the same period, the population of town B increases from 1,546 to 1,800.
a. Find the percent of increase in population for town A and for town B.
b. Which town had the greater percent of increase?
Don't know what to do

MATHS 
Reiny,
I'll do a) , you do b), then compare the answers..
a)
increase in population = 1500  1346 = 154
percentage increase = 154/1346 (100%) = 11.44% 
MATHS 
Mennonites,
you didn't do increase or percentage for town B