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%).