Posted by **Nena** on Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 2:30pm.

Solve the following: 56 is ______% of 125

What number is 45% of 680?

Solve the following: 315 is 126% of

If a number increases from 47 to 70.5, what is the rate of increase?

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**Steve**, Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 3:19pm
56 = x*125

x = 56/125 = 0.448 or 44.8%

45% = .45, so

.45*680 = 306

125% = 1.25, so

315 = 1.25x

x = 315/1.25 = 252

% increase is the change divided by the initial value, so we have

(70.5-47)/47 = .5 or a 50% increase

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**artyst**, Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 5:45pm
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