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The following table shows timber stumpage prices for pine pulpwood in two regions of the American South. Prices are in dollars per ton and were recorded at the start of the indicated year.

YearRegion 1Region 2
20026.604.00
20057.506.70
20077.009.00

e) For each region find the percentage increase in price from 2002 to 2007. (Round your answers to one decimal place.)

Region 1:

Region 2:

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percentage change =( final value - starting value) *100 / starting value  

 region 1 2002 to 2007

percentage change = (7.00 - 6.60 ) *100/ 6.60 

                               = 6.06

                             = 6.1%  ( rounded to one decimal place).....................ANSWER


region 1 2002 to 2007

percentage change = (9.00 - 4.00 ) *100/ 4.00 

                               = 125 %

                             = 125 %  ....................ANSWER



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Sep 3rd, 2015

e) For each region find the percentage increase in price from 2002 to 2007. (Round your answers to one decimal place.)

Region 1:  6.1%

Region 2:  125 %


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