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posted by fred

which of the following expressions can be used to increase 8500 by 2.5%.
a. 8500x1.025 b.8500x0.125 c.8500x0.025

  1. Ms. Sue

    And your answer is?

  2. gail

    what is 2.5 equivalent to in decimal form?
    find that out and you will have the answer.

  3. Ms. Sue

    I disagree with Gail's answer.

    The problem asks us to increase 8500 -- so the answer must be larger than 8500.

  4. :) HI!

    Oh yes, mrs. Sue is right I incorrectly answered the question. I apologize.

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