# Calculating the price index in an algebraic word problem.

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Determine the price index for a product that sold for $8.99 in 1999, compared to

$6.99 in 1996.

a. 77.75

b. 122.25

c. 128.61

d. 177.75

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#### Solution Summary

Price index is calculated.

$2.49