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21 October, 16:34

The number of applicants to a university last year was 11,450. This year, the number of applicants grew by 2%. How many applicants are there this year?

11,679

13,740

20,610

23,900

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  1. 21 October, 16:56
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    11679

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Increased by 229

    First you need to find the 2%

    So to find the 2%

    2/100 * 11450=229

    Now add 11450+229 = 11679
  2. 21 October, 18:29
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    11,679

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Start off making the 2% into a decimal so you can multiply it with the full amount of applications for the year before. 2% in decimal is. 02 because you move the decimal twice to the left. Now that you have. 02, multiply it by 11,450. (11,450) * (.02) which should be 279. Now you have to add the 279 to the 11,450 because they were admitted as well. (11,450+279) = 11,679
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