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.

mathsyperson

2005-12-14 11:17:19

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.

babyangel1972

2005-12-14 10:45:59

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.