## The enrollment at a middle school increased by $$15$$ percent from the previous year. If the school’s present enrollment

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### The enrollment at a middle school increased by $$15$$ percent from the previous year. If the school’s present enrollment

by BTGmoderatorLU » Sat Feb 10, 2024 7:41 am

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The enrollment at a middle school increased by $$15$$ percent from the previous year. If the school’s present enrollment is $$920$$ students, how many students were enrolled the previous year?

A. $$782$$
B. $$800$$
C. $$820$$
D. $$846$$
E. $$890$$

The OA is B

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### Re: The enrollment at a middle school increased by $$15$$ percent from the previous year. If the school’s present enroll

by mapadvantageprep » Fri Feb 16, 2024 9:36 am
To find the number of students enrolled the previous year, we can use the following formula for percentage increase:

New Value=Old Value+(Old Value×Percentage Increase)
New Value=Old Value(1+ Percentage Increase)

Let x be the previous enrollment
920 = 1.15x
x = 800

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