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The population of Smallville increased by 20% from 2000 to 2005, and it increased by 30% from 2005 to 2010. By what percent did the population of Smallville increase from 2000 to 2010?

 Jun 14, 2021
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Call P  the initial population

 

So....we   have  this

 

P  ( 1.20) (1.30)  =   1.56

 

So....the increase  was    ( 1.56   - 1.00) *  100%  =   (.56) * 100%  =   56% 

 

 

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 Jun 14, 2021

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