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A dry cleaning service decided to raise the price of dry cleaning shirts from \$4.00 to \$5.00. The same percentage increase was applied to dry cleaning a jacket. The old cost of dry cleaning a jacket was \$10.00. What is the new cost of dry cleaning a jacket?: *

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There are two ways of doing this. One is to use ratios.

5/4 = x/10

The other is to figure the percentage of \$4 that is the \$1 increase. Multiple that by \$10 and add it to the \$10.

I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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11.00

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