math

posted by .

find the percent increase in the population between 1950-2000.
965,000,000 in 1950
2251,000,000 in 2000

I tink it is 2251 / 965 = 2.33 = 233%

Is ths right or did I do my math wrong

  • math -

    You are looking for the " percentage increase."

    (2251 -965)/965 = ?

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Math

    What was the percent increase in the mean population from 1950 to 2000?
  2. Math

    Would this be correct? What is the percent increase in the population for all six inhabited continents, excluding Asia, from 1950 to 2000?
  3. Math-Statistics

    The population of six inhabited continents in 2000 was 6,279,000,000 and in 1950 it was 2,556,000,000. What is the % increase excluding Asia which pop. in 2000 was 4,028,000,000 and in 1950 pop. in Asia was 4,028,000,000?
  4. Geometry

    What was the percent increase in the population in South America from 1900 to 2000?
  5. Math

    What was the percent increase in population from 1950 to 2000 in Europe?
  6. working with data

    the table below shows the population of New London County, Ct from 1950 to 2000. year population 1950 145,000 1960 186,000 1970 230,000 1980 238,000 1990 255,000 2000 259,000 -how do i make a scatter plot of the data?
  7. Math 115 CH 8

    What was the percent increase in the mean population from 1950 to 2000?
  8. Basic Math

    What was the percent increase in the population in South America from 1900 to 2000?
  9. Math

    What was the percent increase in the population in S.America from 1900 to 2000?
  10. Math

    What is the percent increase in the population for all six inhabited continents from 1950 - 2000?

More Similar Questions