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 Click here to see ALL problems on Money Word Problems Question 594381: Can you help me with this word problem: If the cost of a gallon of milk increases from \$2.25 per gallon to \$2.45 per gallon, what percent increase is this? I set the problem up: .20 = p x 2.45 After working it out - I got 8%. Is that correct? If not can you tell me what I did wrong and how to do it? Thank you, SusanAnswer by nerdybill(6962)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!You are correct.