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== See also == | == See also == |
Revision as of 11:16, 3 June 2021
Problem
At Euclid High School, the number of students taking the AMC 10 was in 2002, in 2003, in 2004, in 2005, and 2006, and is in 2007. Between what two consecutive years was there the largest percentage increase?
Solution
We compute the percentage increases:
The answer is .
In fact, the answer follows directly from examining the differences between each year. The largest differences are and . Due to the decreased starting number of students between 2002 and 2003, those two years will be our answer.
See also
2007 AMC 10A (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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