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emylemolina
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Your gas bill went up from $125 per month to $150 per month. What is the percent increase of your gas bill?

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bolt

The amount of the increase is  ($150 - $125)  =  $25 . As a fraction of the original amount,  $25  is                                   $25/$125 = 1/5 of the original amount . The increase was 1/5 . 1/5 means  1  divided  by  5. To change a fraction into a decimal, do the division:        1/5 =  1 divided by 5  =  0.20 . To turn a decimal into a percent, move the decimal point 2 spaces that way  ===> .                  0.20  =  20 %

millie9474

Percentage increase= [latex] \frac{150-125}{125} *100[/latex] [latex] \frac{25}{125} *100[/latex] = 20%

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