   Chapter 6.III, Problem 18TIE ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

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Robert Brechner + 1 other
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Section ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305585447
Textbook Problem

# Solve the following business situation for the new amount after a percent change.Worldwide Imports had a computer with a 525 gigabyte hard drive. If it was replaced with a new model containing 60% more capacity, how many gigabytes would the new hard drive have?

To determine

To calculate: The gigabytes which a new hard drive will have if it is given that Worldwide Imports had a computer with a 525 gigabyte, if it is replaced with a new model containing 60% more capacity.

Explanation

Given Information:

Worldwide Imports had a computer with a 525 gigabyte, if it is replaced with a new model containing 60% more capacity.

Formula used:

Follow the steps mentioned below to determine the new amount after a percent change:

Step1: Put the original value for the base in the formula Portion=Base×Rate.

Step2: If there is increase in rate of change, add that value to 100% or if there is decrease in rate of change, subtract that value from 100%.

Step3: Determine the value for the Portion.

Calculation:

Consider that the original value or the base is 525 and the rate of increase is 60%,

As the rate of change is an increase, so

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