Below is data about one of the fastest-growing jobs, by number of 2004 employees and expected employees in 2014. Find the percent increase, to the nearest tenth of a percent, in the number of...

Below is data about one of the fastest-growing jobs, by number of 2004 employees and expected employees in 2014. 

Find the percent increase, to the nearest tenth of a percent, in the number of employees in the occupation from 2004 to 2014.

2004: 68

2014: 170

 
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thilina-g eNotes educator| Certified Educator

The number of employees in 2004 `= 68`

The number of employees in 2014 `= 170`

The increase in employees `= 170-68 = 102`

 

The percent increase wrt 2004 `= 102/68 xx 100 %`

                                            `= 150 %`

 

The percent increase expected is 150%.