# The amount in a savings account increased from $200 to $210. What was the percent of the increase?

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Jul 24, 2016

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From

So percentage increase is

Jul 24, 2016

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I found:

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You can see that in terms of money the increase was

where

Jul 24, 2016

#### Answer:

5%

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Expressed as a fraction of the original deposit

Percent means 'for each 100'

So we need to change the 200 into 100.

For multiply and divide what you do to the bottom you do to the top

Divide top and bottom by 2 giving:

So the increase is 5%