GodBlessYou 3 years ago Find the percent of increase from $6.00 to$7.00 to the nearest whole percent.

1. sheg

total change $7 -  6=  1$ so $1 is how much percent of$ 6???

2. GodBlessYou

The answer is 17% but how did they get that?

3. sheg

${{1}\over{6}}\times100$

4. GodBlessYou

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5. GodBlessYou

:)

6. smr_kml

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7. GodBlessYou

8. smr_kml

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9. smr_kml

Yes it's right!

10. GodBlessYou

Now I get it. thank you. :D

11. smr_kml

np u r welcome

12. sheg

because you have to round it off and we are getting 16.66% as after decimal we are having (.66) and for last 0.06 it should be rounded off to 0.66 approximately becomes 0.70 again 0.7 is greater than 0.5 so it should be rounded off to 1. so 16.66% approximately becomes 17%

13. GodBlessYou

thank u @sheg! :)