+0

# Emily made \$35,000 a year her first year out of nursing school. She now earns \$90,000. What is the percent of increase or decrease?(could yo

+5
306
1
+18

Emily made \$35,000 a year her first year out of nursing school. She now earns \$90,000. What is the percent of increase or decrease?(could you please show work)

Raptor  Jun 10, 2015

#1
+26399
+10

The increase is \$90000 - \$35000 = \$55000

Expressed as a fraction of her initial salary this is 55000/35000 = 55/35 = 11/7

To express this as a percentage, multiply it by 100:  100*11/7 ≈ 157%  (Don't forget to put the % sign after the number).

.

Alan  Jun 10, 2015
Sort:

#1
+26399
+10

The increase is \$90000 - \$35000 = \$55000

Expressed as a fraction of her initial salary this is 55000/35000 = 55/35 = 11/7

To express this as a percentage, multiply it by 100:  100*11/7 ≈ 157%  (Don't forget to put the % sign after the number).

.

Alan  Jun 10, 2015

### 11 Online Users

We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.  See details