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In 1990, Tom Jager of the United States set a world record by swimming 50M at a rate of 2.29 m/s. Previously, the fastest swimming rate on record was 2.26 m/s, set in 1975 by David Holmes Edgar, also of the United States. Calculate the percentage by which the rate increased

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  1. immanuelv
    • 5 years ago
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    2.29-2.26/2.26=.0132743363---so the rate increased by 1.32743363%..

  2. anonymous
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    hey Immanuelv

  3. immanuelv
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    hi

  4. anonymous
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    i kind got something different what did i do wrong would you mind explaining to me

  5. anonymous
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    2.26/2.29=.986 .986(100)=98%

  6. immanuelv
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    you subtract old record by the new one.. then divide by the new record first do the subtraction... then multiply the answer by 100 to get the percent!

  7. anonymous
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    ok

  8. immanuelv
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    did u get it right this time?

  9. anonymous
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    ok i took 2.29/2.26-2.26=1.27

  10. immanuelv
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    no.... its (2.29-2.26)/2.26

  11. anonymous
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    ok i get it now i get o.0132743362 i them move the decennial making it 1.327....

  12. immanuelv
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    no ... multiply by 100 to make it a percent.... hope it helped! :)

  13. anonymous
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    oky thats where i missed up thks i get it now

  14. immanuelv
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    no prob :)

  15. anonymous
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    can i shoot you another one

  16. immanuelv
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    i'll try to help!

  17. anonymous
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    tks

  18. anonymous
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    Use an inequality and the five step process to solve each problem The women’s volleyball team can spend at most $700.00 for its awards banquet at a local restaurant. If the restaurant charges a $100.00 set up-fee plus $24 per person, at most how many can attend?

  19. anonymous
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    you know what dora told nemo's dad?

  20. anonymous
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    dory

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