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What is percent? Write the formula for percent increase. Write your height in inches. Suppose it increases by 15%, what would your new height be? I’m 71 inches

Choose two of the following statements and determine whether each makes sense. Support your reasoning with calculations.

I have $100 and my restaurant bill comes to $81, which is not enough to leave a 20% tip.

I found the percent decrease in a jacket's price to be 120%.

My weight increased by 2% in January. My new weight decreased by 2% in February, so I am back at my original weight.

My rent increased from 20% to 30% of my monthly income, so the percent increase in my monthly rent check is 10%.

At a clearance sale, the price of a pair of boots is half off the original price. I also have a coupon for half off the clearance price. If I use this coupon, I can get the pair of boots free.

The final price after tax of a stereo is $110.00. The tax rate was 10%. $110-$110*.10 = $99, so the price before tax was $99.

I bought a jacket that was first marked down by 20% and then was reduced another 30%. Therefore, I saved 50% on the jacket!

A population of mites increased fourfold in four days. This means the population doubled in two days.

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percent is the ratio to a hundred. say a portion in a hendreth. %increase = (final - initial)/initial *100 15% = ( final -... View the full answer

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