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# How do you work out the percentage increase of something?

Updated: 9/19/2023

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% increase =|original value - new value|/original value * 100%

Example:

% increase:

= |18 - 37|/18 * 100%

= 19/18 * 100%

= 1.0556* 100%

= 105.56%

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