# The price of a flash drive that regularly sells for $16 is increased by 15%. How do you write two different expressions to find the new price? ##### 1 Answer Aug 10, 2017 $16 + \frac{15}{100} \times 16 \text{ or } \frac{115}{100} \times 16$#### Explanation: The new price can be found by working out how much 15% of $16$is first and then adding it on to $16

New price = $16 + \frac{15}{100} \times 16$

te new price can also be found by adding 15% on to 100% and then finding 115% of $16 New price = $\frac{115}{100} \times 16 = 1.15 \times 16\$