How to Increase Numbers by Percentages?

Answer When you increase a number by a percentage, you increase the number by some portion of that number. The new amount is the original number plus the percentage portion of the number. For example, to ... Read More »

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How to Find Percentages of Numbers?

We use percentages almost everyday of our lives. Finding percentages of numbers is useful when shopping to see how big of a discount you will receive. Being able to figure this out saves you time s... Read More »

How to Figure an Increase of Percentages?

Many times, people measure increases as raw numbers, such a budget increase of $1 million or a pay raise of $3,000. However, for statistical purposes, sometimes people measure increases in percenta... Read More »

How to Increase Basketball Shooting Percentages?

Learning proper shooting fundamentals is the first step to improving your accuracy in basketball. So is practicing good form. As legendary coach Bob Knight said, "The will to succeed is important, ... Read More »

How to Work With Percentages of Increase & Decrease?

There are two major categories of percentage problems: comparison questions (such as, "35 is 5% of what number?") and increase/decrease questions (like, "if a blouse that cost $45 originally is on ... Read More »