# If 45 is increased to 69, what is the percent increase?

Apr 19, 2016

53.bar(3) %

#### Explanation:

The increase is:

$69 - 45 = 24$

which as a percentage of the original value $45$ is:

24/45 * 100 = 2400/45 = (color(red)(cancel(color(black)(5)))*480)/(color(red)(cancel(color(black)(5)))*9) = 480/9 = 53.bar(3) %