Hello, fkhnksaha!

It's much simpler than you think . . .

Determine, to the nearest tenth of a percent,

the annual rate of increase/decrease for each school.

. .

Formula: . . . . and convert to a percent.

. . In baby-talk: the second term minus the first, divided by the first.

School #1

Year 1995-1996: 1353 → 1391

. . We have: .

Therefore, the rate of increase is: .

Year 1996-1997: 1391 → 1343

. . We have: .

Therefore, the rate of decrease is: .

Think you can do the rest of them now?