Posted by **Lily** on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 2:20pm.

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

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**Reiny**, Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 2:34pm
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%

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**Mennonites**, Monday, November 16, 2015 at 12:39pm
you didn't do increase or percentage for town B

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