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In 1990, 253 million people visited theme parks in the United States. In 2000, the number of visitors increased to 317 million people. What was the percent of increase?

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    317 - 253 = 64

    64/253 = 0.25296 = 25.3%

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    25

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    Thank You!! i see what i did wrong now... i wanted to find out what the percentage for 64 was so i divided it by 100 so i got a really diffrent and wrong number! Thanks for clearing this up for me! ;)

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    You're very welcome.

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    In 1990, 253 million people visited theme parks in the United States. In 2000, the number of visitors increased to 317 million people. What was the percent of increase?

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