# What is the increase as a percent given the price of gasoline increased from 93.9 cents to 99.9 cents?

##### 1 Answer

May 16, 2017

The increase is

#### Explanation:

To calculate a percent change, whether it is an increase or a decrease, you use the following method:

Find the amount of change:

Write the change as a fraction, using the STARTING amount as the denominator:

Make this into a percent by multiplying by

Multiplying by