algebra
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

Ms. Sue
And your answer is?

gail
what is 2.5 equivalent to in decimal form?
find that out and you will have the answer. 
Ms. Sue
I disagree with Gail's answer.
The problem asks us to increase 8500  so the answer must be larger than 8500. 
:) HI!
Oh yes, mrs. Sue is right I incorrectly answered the question. I apologize.
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