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Activity 7: Percentage Change and Proportionate Change
If your current annual salary is $48,500, what is your annual salary after a 3% raise?
Again, assuming a current annual salary of $48,500, what is your annual salary after receiving a 3% raise each year for two years?
You start a new job with a starting salary of $55,000 and a 2% cost-of-living raise each year.
True or False? If you receive no other raises, your salary after 4 cost-of-living raises will be exactly an 8% increase from your current salary.
You inherit a diamond ring appraised at $8000. Diamonds are expected to appreciate by 7% per year. What would you expect it to be worth 1 year from now?
You plan to buy a TV that is regularly priced at $625. The store is offering 25% off every product in the store. What is the sale price of the TV? (You can still use the formula
The population of a town was 6000 people in 2010 and 7110 in 2018. What was the percentage change in the population during that period of time?
A pair of shoes that regularly costs $112 is on sale for $95.20. What percent savings is this? (Again, your proportionate change will be negative but you can express your answer as a positive savings; e.g., if p=−0.11,p=−0.11, then you can call this an 11% savings, expressing the negative with the word "savings.")
A house purchased for $350,000 in 2004 sold for $680,000 in 2017. What was the percent change in its value?
A collectible lunchbox increases in value by 1.2% per year. If it is worth $174 a year from now, what is its value today?