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January 24th, 2018, 01:46 PM   #1
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Help please

find the new amount 8 meters increased by 25%

I tried to solve it but I am not sure if it is right

This is what I did


0.25-8 and divide by 8
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January 24th, 2018, 02:02 PM   #2
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0.25 × 8 meters = 2 meters
8 meters + 2 meters = 10 meters

Alternatively, 1.25 × 8 meters = 10 meters

On some calculators, you can obtain 10 by entering 8 + 25 % =
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