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Posted by **Gabby** on Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 5:33pm.

a. Find the percent of increase in population for town A and for town B.

b. Which town had the greater percent of increase?

(3 points)

I don't exactly get how to do or explain this ..... can you please help?!?!?

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**Gabby**, Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 5:38pmwait ok nvm i figured out town A (heres my work)-

a)

increase in population = 1500 - 1346 = 154

percentage increase = 154/1346 (100%) = 11.44%

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**Gabby**, Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 5:39pmI need help with b do you do the same thing?

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 5:44pmYes, do the same for Town B.

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**Gabby**, Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 5:50pmok here is my work for town B-

increase in population= 1,800-1,546 =254

percentage increase= 254/1,546 (100%)= 16.42%

then in conclusion I got my answer that town B has the greatest amount of increase ..... is this correct?

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**Gabby**, Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 5:58pmcause if it is please tell me so i can turn it in. =)

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 5:58pmYay! You're right!

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**Gabby**, Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 5:59pmYAY THX SO MUCH!!!!

P.S. YOUR WAY BETTER THAN MY TEACHER :-)

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 6:00pmYou're very welcome.

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