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Percent Salary Increase

by Sharon Walton
(McDonough, GA US)











































Calculate Percent Increase

The problem:

Suppose that you are making $44457 per year.

You receive a $3556 raise to your annual salary.

What percent will you receive?

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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 %



How to calculate the percent of salary increase




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Mar 30, 2014
Percent
by: Staff


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Part II



calculate the percent of salary increase





percent of salary increase:  final answer





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