Algebra 1 : How to find the percent of increase

Example Questions

Example Question #21 : Percent Of Change

Find the percent increase from  to

Explanation:

To find the percent of increase from one number to the next simply use this formula,

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In this problem, our "difference" is just .

Next, we place that difference over our original, , and then multiply against  in order to convert out answer to a percentage, resulting in about

Example Question #22 : Percent Of Change

Mark's income over the past year has gone up . It is now  per hour. What was his hourly income before the raise?

Explanation:

To find the original value, use the following relation.

We know the percentage, and we know the new value, so we can solve for the old value.

Example Question #23 : Percent Of Change

What is the percent change from  to  ?

Explanation:

To find the percent change we use the formula

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In this problem, we are asked to find the percent increase from  to .

So our formula will look like this:

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Thus, the percent increase from  to  is about

Example Question #2811 : Algebra 1

What is the percent increase from  to ?

Explanation:

To find the percent increase from one number to the next, the first step is to find the difference between the two numbers given, .

The formula we use to solve this type of equation is:

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Our original number here is , so our formula:

Example Question #25 : Percent Of Change

What is the percent of increase from  to ?

Explanation:

To find the percent of increase from  to  we first must find the range between the numbers,

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Then we use this formula to find the percent increase:

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For this data given,

Example Question #26 : Percent Of Change

Find the percent change.

The cost of a phone went from  to . What is the percent of change of the phone?

Explanation:

To find the percent change of the phone we will need to use the following formula.

Applying our values

to the percent change formula we find,

Example Question #27 : Percent Of Change

Find the percent of increase from  to

Explanation:

To find the percent of increase from one number to the next, this formula is used:

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The numerator in this case would be

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So our formula would be

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It is a  increase from  to

Example Question #28 : Percent Of Change

Find the percent increase from  to

Explanation:

To find the percent increase from  to , we first recognize that the formula needing to be used is

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The difference here is,

,

meaning our formula will look like this:

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This, then, is our percent increase.

Example Question #29 : Percent Of Change

Find the percent of increase from  to

Explanation:

For this type of problem we use this formula:

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"Difference" is simply the difference between the two numbers given, and "original" is the number that is stated usually after the word "from" , example: from ____ to ____.

In this problem our formula will be filled in as follows:

.

This our percent increase.

Example Question #29 : Percent Of Change

Find the percent of increase from  to

Explanation:

For this type of problem we use this formula:

.

"Difference" is simply the difference between the two numbers given, and "original" is the number that is stated usually after the word "from" , example: from ____ to ____.

In this problem our formula will be filled in as follows:

.

This our percent increase.