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

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1 of 5There 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:

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

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