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### Discussion :: Percentage

1.  The population of a town increased from 1,75,000 to 2,62,500 in a decade. The average percent increase of population per year is:
2.  A. 4.37% B. 5% C. 6% D. 8.75%

 Increase% = $${87500 \over 175000}$$x 100 % = 50%.
Required average =  $$[\frac { 50 } { 10} ]$$ % = 5 %