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## Percentage Increase

#### Introduction

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## Examples

Elizabeth's job recently raised her pay from \$16 an hour to \$23 an hour. By what percent did her pay increase?

First, find the dollars per hour raise

To find what percentage 7 is of 16, we need to divide

Moving the decimal place two to the right and then putting a % sign at the end of the number we get:

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