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Question

The number of online customers increased from 1825 to 2875. What is the percentage increase?

A

$57{39/73}$ %.

B

$59{25/72}$ %.

C

$55{2/75}$ %.

D

$58{23/25}$ %.

Soln.
Ans: a

The increase is 2875 - 1825 = 1050. The percentage increase is $1050/1825$ × 100 = ${4200/73}$, which is same as: $57{39/73}$.


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