Jolynn, if there is a 29% increase, then the new amount is 129% of the old, right?

If we call the old amount o, then...

1.29o = 163

Dividing both sides by 1.29...

o = 126

Hope this helps!

Jolynn W.

asked • 04/30/16during 2010 163 individuals were arrested under the influence of alcohol this was a 29% increase from the numbers arrested during the same time in 2010. How many were arrested during the holidays in 2010?

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Jolynn, if there is a 29% increase, then the new amount is 129% of the old, right?

If we call the old amount o, then...

1.29o = 163

Dividing both sides by 1.29...

o = 126

Hope this helps!

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