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The population of town A increases from 1,346 to 1,500. In the same period, the population of town B increases from 1,546 to 1,800.

a. Find the percent of increase in population for town A and for town B.
b. Which town had the greater percent of increase?
Don't know what to do

  • MATHS -

    I'll do a) , you do b), then compare the answers..

    a)
    increase in population = 1500 - 1346 = 154
    percentage increase = 154/1346 (100%) = 11.44%

  • MATHS -

    you didn't do increase or percentage for town B

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