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Sara works as a data entry operator. her current wage is $8.50 per hour. After her excellent performance rating, her new hourly rate is $9.18. What is the percent of increase in her wages?

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    Because -> percentage change = new-old/old x 100

    so 0.68/8.50 x100

    Hope this helps :)

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