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    Question Need Help

    This is a multiple choice question.
    Ken worked in the business hardwares section of a department store. This
    year he set a record high for vacuum sales with 567 vacuums sold. The
    previous high was last year , when 540 vacuums were sold . What is the
    percent of increase in sales from last year to this year ?

    A.20% B. 5% C. 50% D. 105%

    I would appreciate the help. Thanks...
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    540.........................100\%
    567...........................x

    \displaystyle x=\frac{567\cdot 100}{540}=105\%
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    Re:Need Help

    Thanks I really do appreciate your help. I had it figured wrong.
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