anonymous
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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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immanuelv
  • immanuelv
2.29-2.26/2.26=.0132743363---so the rate increased by 1.32743363%..
anonymous
  • anonymous
hey Immanuelv
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anonymous
  • anonymous
i kind got something different what did i do wrong would you mind explaining to me
anonymous
  • anonymous
2.26/2.29=.986 .986(100)=98%
immanuelv
  • immanuelv
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!
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok
immanuelv
  • immanuelv
did u get it right this time?
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok i took 2.29/2.26-2.26=1.27
immanuelv
  • immanuelv
no.... its (2.29-2.26)/2.26
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok i get it now i get o.0132743362 i them move the decennial making it 1.327....
immanuelv
  • immanuelv
no ... multiply by 100 to make it a percent.... hope it helped! :)
anonymous
  • anonymous
oky thats where i missed up thks i get it now
immanuelv
  • immanuelv
no prob :)
anonymous
  • anonymous
can i shoot you another one
immanuelv
  • immanuelv
i'll try to help!
anonymous
  • anonymous
tks
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?
anonymous
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you know what dora told nemo's dad?
anonymous
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dory

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