10. Associated press Online provided information from a fiscal analyst stating that during the past 20 years, the average after-tax income of the wealthiest 1% of Americans had grown from $263,700 to $677,900. What is the percent increase?
To find the percent increase from 263,700 to 677,900 Subtract 676900 - 263700 to find the amount increase Divide by the starting amount 263700 to get the increase as a proportion from the starting amount Then multiply by 100% to convert to a percent
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