# Math

posted by James

The electricity costs of a business increased from \$18,000 one year to \$19,000 the next. To the nearest whole percent, what was the rate of increase?

1. Anonymous

I am not sure how you are learning to do this problem, but if you set up a proportion, you can get the answer

18 over 1 = 19 over x
18x=19
x=1.06

1.06(18)=19000

2. Lola

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