Adding and multiplying percents - Percents

Adding and multiplying percents

Knowing how to add and multiply percentages is very useful in our daily life. Do you know how much sales tax you are going to pay for your new purchases? What is the sale price after discount? How do banks calculate interest? We will learn more in this section.


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    WhenKimwasingrade5,shewas130cmtall.Ingrade6,shewas20Ingrade7,herheighthasincreasedby15When Kim was in grade 5, she was 130 cm tall. In grade 6, she was 20% taller than last year. In grade 7, her height has increased by 15%.
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Adding and multiplying percents

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