# A landscaper is raising the price she charges to mow a lawn by 20%. If she used to charge $30 to mow a lawn, what is her new rate?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 30, 2016

The new price is

#### Explanation:

There are two methods you can use:

The new price is

If 20% is added on the the new price represents #120%

The second method is more direct and can also be used easily in algebra because it involves multiplication.