<![CDATA[Math Is Fun Forum / Word problem]]>2005-12-14T06:58:36ZFluxBBhttp://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?id=2200<![CDATA[Re: Word problem]]>Babyangel, maybe you could post future questions below here (click "Post Reply") , so that we can get a "BabyAngel" discussion going, and help you along better. ]]>http://www.mathisfunforum.com/profile.php?id=22005-12-14T06:58:36Zhttp://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?pid=20563#p20563<![CDATA[Re: Word problem]]>Percentage increase = (new amount - old amount)/old amount.

So in this case, it would be (67-45)/45 = 22/45. Multiply this by 100% to get a percentage and you get an increase of 49% to the nearest whole number.

]]>http://www.mathisfunforum.com/profile.php?id=6412005-12-14T00:17:19Zhttp://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?pid=20507#p20507<![CDATA[Word problem]]>Between the years 1999 and 2003 the average text book rose from $45.00 to $67.00/ What is the percent of increase (rounded to the nearest whole number) for the average text book.]]>http://www.mathisfunforum.com/profile.php?id=22662005-12-13T23:45:59Zhttp://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?pid=20497#p20497