Practice!

Sample Problem

There were 1.235 million people in a city 10 years ago. Now there are 1.947 million people. How many people increased on average every year?

For decimals without a one’s digit, enter a zero. For example enter .12 as 0.12.

million people per year

Solution

People increased 1.947 – 1.235 = 0.712 million in 10 years.

In each year, people increased 0.712 ÷ 10 = 0.0712 million.