January 24th, 2018, 12:46 PM |
#1 |

Newbie Joined: Oct 2017 From: lancaster CA Posts: 12 Thanks: 0 Math Focus: highschool and Jr high | 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 |

January 24th, 2018, 01:02 PM |
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Global Moderator Joined: Dec 2006 Posts: 19,291 Thanks: 1683 |
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 % = |