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What was the percentage increase in the age 75+ population of Europe from 1970 to 1995?
1970,22,762,1995,38,139

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  1. 1. Subtract: 38,139 - 22,762 = 15,377

    2. Divide: 15,377 / 38,239 = 0.40 = 40%

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  2. Oops! I goofed.

    Step 2 should be:
    Divide: 15,377 / 22,762 = 0.676 = 67.6%

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