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the sale of tvs rose from 17,800 to 24,000. by approximtaly what percent did the total number of flat-screens tv sets increase? please show work.

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we set a percentage. 24000/17800. We can divide both numbers by 100 to get 240/178. That is your percentage.

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(24000-17800/17800 = 0,3483 = 34.83%
That is the percent increase.

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