Try Magic Notes and save time.Try it free
Try Magic Notes and save timeCrush your year with the magic of personalized studying.Try it free
Question

# A book was lengthened by 8 pages for the second edition. If the book was originally 200 pages long, what was the percent increase?

Solutions

Verified
4.3 (8 ratings)
Step 1
1 of 5

There was an increase of $8$ pages and there were $200$ pages in the original edition. $\\$ Let $x$= percent increase in the number of pages. $\\$ Create a table that summarizes the given information to obtain:

$\begin{array}{c|c|c} &\% &\text{Number of Pages}\\ \text{Original} &100 &200\\ \text{Change } (+) &x & 8\\ \text{New} &100+x &208 \end{array}$

## Recommended textbook solutions

#### Go Math: Middle School, Grade 7

1st EditionISBN: 9780544056756 (1 more)Holt McDougal
3,175 solutions

#### Go Math! Middle School Grade 8

1st EditionISBN: 9780544056787Holt McDougal
1,938 solutions

#### Saxon Math, Course 2

1st EditionISBN: 9781591418351Hake, Stephen
4,848 solutions

#### Saxon Math, Course 3

1st EditionISBN: 9781591418849 (1 more)Hake
4,042 solutions