# algebra

which of the following expressions can be used to increase 8500 by 2.5%.
a. 8500x1.025 b.8500x0.125 c.8500x0.025

posted by Ms. Sue
2. what is 2.5 equivalent to in decimal form?
find that out and you will have the answer.

posted by gail
3. I disagree with Gail's answer.

The problem asks us to increase 8500 -- so the answer must be larger than 8500.

posted by Ms. Sue
4. Oh yes, mrs. Sue is right I incorrectly answered the question. I apologize.

posted by :) HI!

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