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Mary altered a 5 by 7 photo to become .... what was the percent size change?

Mary altered a 5 by 7 photo to become 7.5 by 10.8. what was the percent size change? plz explain ?? ahah thank you !

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  • 1 decade ago
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    5x7 = 35

    7.5x10.8 = 81

    81/35 = 2.31

    2.31 x 100 = 231%

    Therefore you could say that the photo is 231% of its original size.

    You could also say that its size increased by 131%.

    I'm not sure how your teacher would like it phrased.

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