# Percent Salary Increase

by Sharon Walton
(McDonough, GA US)

Calculate Percent Increase

The problem:

Suppose that you are making \$44457 per year.

### Comments for Percent Salary Increase

 Mar 30, 2014 Percent by: Staff Answer Part I Percent is a ratio based on the number 100. Calculating the percent. x represents the percentage increase Salary Increase is to Original Salary as x is to 100 Salary Increase : Original Salary = x : 100 (Salary Increase) / (Original Salary) = x / 100 to find the percent, solve for x multiply each side of the equation by 100 [(Salary Increase) / (Original Salary)] * 100 = (x / 100)*100 [(Salary Increase) / (Original Salary)] * 100 = x x = [(Salary Increase) / (Original Salary)] * 100 Salary Increase = \$3,556 Original Salary = \$44,457 x = [(\$3,556) / (\$44,457)] * 100 x = 7.998740356 % ---------------------------------------

 Mar 30, 2014 Percent by: Staff --------------------------------------- Part II Click the following link for a complete explanation of why percents are used. Why percents are used Click the following link for a more general information on "percents" and the related symbols used for "per mille" and "basis point". Percents Thanks for writing. Staff www.solving-math-problems.com

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