A manager of a sporting goods store raises the price of a basketball from $16 to $18. What is the percent of increase?
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A manager of a sporting goods store raises the price of a basketball from $16 to $18. What is the percent of increase?
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1. User Answers VenusRetrograde
Answer=12.5% increase
$16 $18
_____= _____
100% x%
16x=1800
divide both sides by 16
x=112.5%
100%112.5%=12.5% increase