# The population of the United States grew from 76 million in 1900 to 300 million in 2006, what is the percent change?

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Apr 23, 2017

See the entire solution process below:

#### Explanation:

The formula for calculating the percent change in a value between two points in time is:

Where:

Substituting and solving for

Between 1900 and 2006 there was a 294.7% increase in the population of the United States.