A man's hourly wage increased from \($12.50\) to \($13.50\). What percent raise did he get?

A man's hourly wage increased from \($12.50\) to \($13.50\). What percent raise did he get?

Detailed Explanation

To find the percent of increase, subtract the second number from the original/first number (13.5 - 12.5 = 1.0) and divide that result by the original number (1 ÷12.5 = 0.08 = 8%).