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  Find the percent of change in altitude if a weather balloon moves from 100 ft to 103 ft. Describe the percent of change as an increase or decrease. Round to the nearest tenth if necessary.
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The amount of change is found by subtracting the initial location from the final location:  103 ft - 100 ft = 3 ft.

To find the percent of change, divide the amount of change by the initial amount and multiply that answer by 100:  3 ft / 100 ft x 100  =  3%. (This is an increase.)

geno3141  Nov 12, 2014
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The amount of change is found by subtracting the initial location from the final location:  103 ft - 100 ft = 3 ft.

To find the percent of change, divide the amount of change by the initial amount and multiply that answer by 100:  3 ft / 100 ft x 100  =  3%. (This is an increase.)

geno3141  Nov 12, 2014

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