anonymous
  • anonymous
the price of a notebook was $3.50yesterday. Today, the price rose to $3.75. Find the percentage increase. Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a percent.
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Mertsj
  • Mertsj
How much did the price increase?
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes but by % and i have to round it to the nearest tenths percent
Mertsj
  • Mertsj
You know. I could help you a lot better if you would just answer my question. How much did the price increase?

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anonymous
  • anonymous
oh im sorry...0.25
Mertsj
  • Mertsj
How much was the notebook in the beginning?
anonymous
  • anonymous
3.50
Mertsj
  • Mertsj
Do you have a calculator?
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes
Mertsj
  • Mertsj
Divide the increase, which is .25 by the original price which is 3.50 What do you get?
anonymous
  • anonymous
14
Mertsj
  • Mertsj
I got .071429
anonymous
  • anonymous
okay ur right
Mertsj
  • Mertsj
\[\frac{.25}{3.50}=\]
Mertsj
  • Mertsj
Now change it to percent by moving the decimal point 2 places to the right.
Mertsj
  • Mertsj
7.1429%
Mertsj
  • Mertsj
Now we have to round it to the nearest tenth. 1 is in tenths place. The number to the right of the 1 is a 4. 4 is less than 5 so we will not change the 1 to a 2
Mertsj
  • Mertsj
7.1% is the percent increase to the nearest tenth.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Thank yu!
Mertsj
  • Mertsj
yw

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