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# What was the percentage increase of Mr. Doolittle’s rent?

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What was the percentage increase of Mr. Doolittle’s rent?  [#permalink]

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22 Jan 2016, 09:36
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What was the percentage increase of Mr. Doolittle’s rent?

(1) His rent was raised \$45.
(2) He now pays \$315 per month.

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Re: What was the percentage increase of Mr. Doolittle’s rent?  [#permalink]

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22 Jan 2016, 21:21
Percentage increase = (Increase/Original Value)*100
St1: Not sufficient as we do not know the Original value

St2: Not sufficient

Combining 1 and 2, Original value = 315 - 45 = 270
Increase = 45
Percentage increase can be calculated --> Sufficient

Re: What was the percentage increase of Mr. Doolittle’s rent? &nbs [#permalink] 22 Jan 2016, 21:21
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