Kent worked in the housewares section of a department store. This year he set a record high for vacuum sales with 567 vacuums sold. The previous high was last year, when 540 vacuums were sold. What is the percent of increase in sales from last year to this year?
A. 20%
B. 50%
C. 105%
D. 5%

Q: Kent worked in the housewares section of a department store. This year he set a record high for vacuum sales with 567 vacuums sold. The previous high was last year, when 540 vacuums were sold. What

is the percent of increase in sales from last year to this year?
A. 20%
B. 50%
C. 105%
D. 5%

A: The increase is 27 vacuums, which is 5% over last year. 27/540*100=5

Kent worked in the housewares section of a department store. This year he set a record high for vacuum sales with 567 vacuums sold. The previous high was last year, when 540 vacuums were sold. What is the percent of increase in sales from last year to this year? A. 20% B. 50% C. 105% D. 5%

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