# What is the percentage increase of $4.00 to $3.50?

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Aug 18, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

First find the amount by which the money increased.

The question implies that there was an increase FROM #3.50 TO $4.00.

The change is the difference, = $0.50.

This change is expressed as a fraction of the ORIGINAL value.

Convert to a percent.

=

Use the formula:

Percent inc or dec =