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The average cost for a gallon of gasoline increased from $2.56 one year to $3.18 the next year. What is the percent of increase, rounded to the nearest whole number?

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ButterKing

%change=100(final-initial)/initial In this case: %change=100(3.18-2.56)/2.56 %change=100(0.62)/2.56 %change=62/2.56 %change=775/32% %change=24.21875% %change≈24%  (to nearest whole percent)

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