During construction of a road,a company completes 50% of the project and spends $250,000. After completing the other 50% of the road,the grand total comes to $550,000. How much more percen was the...

During construction of a road,a company completes 50% of the project and spends $250,000.

After completing the other 50% of the road,the grand total comes to $550,000. How much more percen was the cost of the second 50% of the road compared to the first 50%?

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The first 50% of the road is completed in $250,000. After the rest is completed the total amount used is $550,000. This means the second half required 550,000 - 250,000 = $300,000.

The extra amount required for the second half was 300,000 - 250,000 = 50,000.

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