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The local theater is raising ticket prices by .

A vertical bar, with 10 equal subdivisions. Labels at division marks on left side, starting at the bottom, are as follows: 0%, blank, 20%, blank, 40%, blank, 60%, blank, 80%, blank, 100%. Labels on right are $0 on bottom and $7.50 on top.

  1. If the current youth-ticket price is , use the percent ruler at right to find out how much more youth tickets will cost.

    First fill in the rest of the percent ruler. How much money does one space represent?

    Each space represents . How much is if it covers two spaces?

    The tickets will be more.

  2. What will be the new youth-ticket price?

    Add your answer from part (a) to the current cost of a youth ticket.