Posted by **HELP** on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 6:05pm.

If the investment rises from $1000 to $5000, the percent is what from the original?

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**Sheenybeany**, Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 6:07pm
5000/1000 = 5 = 500%

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**HELP**, Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 6:10pm
Thank you

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 6:19pm
No.

The investment has only increased by 4,000.

4,000/1,000 = 4 = 400%

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**HELP**, Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 6:21pm
Umm, isn't it 5000? :)

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**Sheenybeany**, Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 6:23pm
Wait... isn't it what percent of the original, not how much it increased?

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**HELP**, Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 6:25pm
No. 500% is right. I tried it on my online homework. Thanks :)

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**Sheenybeany**, Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 6:28pm
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