Posted by Tammy on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 6:11pm.
The price of a new car increased from $14,500 to $16,200.
What was the percent of increase?

math  JJ, Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 6:15pm
Percent increase can be tricky.
find 16,200  14,500 that gives you the increase.
to find % increase.
divide that answer by the original amount which is $14,500.
you will get at decimal. Move the decimal to the right 2 places and add the % sign.

math  Knights, Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 6:16pm
16200 / 14500 = ?
we simplify by crossing out 0s
162 / 145
so nearly 12 % or...11.724137931% to be exact

math  Knights, Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 6:16pm
sorry forgot to add, minus minus one from 162/145
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