# Algebra Word Problem: Percent Increase

A start-up firm's sales increased by 350% from its first year of operation to its third year total of $1.68 million. What were its total sales in its first year of operation?

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Total sales are calculated from a percentage are determined. The year year of operations are given.

$2.19