# Last year there were 20,404 fans at an all-star game. This year there were 4,876 more fans. How do you estimate the percent increase?

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Jun 8, 2017

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#### Explanation:

"Percent" or "%" means "out of 100" or "per 100", Therefore x% can be written as

Therefore the problem can be written and solve for

There was a 23.9% increase (rounded to the nearest tenth) in attendance.