The population of a town increases from 1,60,000 to 1,80,000 in a year. Find the percentage increase in the population of the town.

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Initial population = 1,60,000; Increased population = 1,80,000 Change in population = 1,80,000 - 1,60,000 = 20,000Thus, percentage increase = Change in populationInitial population × 100 = 20,0001,60,000 × 100 = 1008 = 12.5%

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