# Increase of a number from 150 to 162 is equal to increase of _________ per cent

**Solution:**

Percentage Increase in a number = (Increased Number - Original Number)/Original Number

When 150 increases to 162 the percentage increase is calculated as shown below:

% increase = [(162 - 150)/150] × 100

= [12/150] × 100

= 8%

**✦ ****Try this: **Increase of a number from 150 to 180 is equal to increase of _________ per cent.

% increase = [(180 - 150)/150] × 100

= [30/150] × 100

= (1/5) × 100

= 20%

**☛ Also Check: **NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 8

**NCERT Exemplar Class 8 Maths Chapter 9 Problem 22**

## Increase of a number from 150 to 162 is equal to increase of _________ per cent

**Summary:**

Increase of a number from 150 to 162 is equal to increase of Eight per cent

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