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Sirlw
 4 years ago
In 1981, about $1.1 million was lost due to fires. In 1988, the loss was about $ 9 . 6 million.
What is the percent change and how?
Sirlw
 4 years ago
In 1981, about $1.1 million was lost due to fires. In 1988, the loss was about $ 9 . 6 million. What is the percent change and how?

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lilg132
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1its calculated like this \[{ 9.6 \over 1.1 } * 100\]

lilg132
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dont forget to click good answer

lilg132
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well when you try and find out how much the percentage has increased by you take the number its increased to divided by the number it was e.g. the number it increased to was 9.6 million and the number it was is 1.1 million and to get the answer in a percentage you multiply by 100 try it with any number you will see what i am talking about

lilg132
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what dont you understand?

Sirlw
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0In the text book, " You find the difference between the two values. Next, put the original value in the bottom." You want to find the percent." Put a denominator of 100 (100%0 and a variable ( X ) as numerator

Sirlw
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\left(\begin{matrix}8.5 \\1.1\end{matrix}\right)\] \[\left(\begin{matrix}X\\ 100 percent\end{matrix}\right)\]
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