# SOLUTION: kristin bought shares of a stock valued at \$48.24. If the stock price soared to \$66.33, find the percent increase in the value of the stock.

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 Question 158348: kristin bought shares of a stock valued at \$48.24. If the stock price soared to \$66.33, find the percent increase in the value of the stock.Answer by jojo14344(1512)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!What's the difference? So let = percent increase of the stock =37.5% increase To check, add 37.5% to \$48.24 as an increased: , the increase stock share Thank you, Jojo