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3.11: Percent of Change

Difficulty Level: Basic Created by: CK-12
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Percentage Change Formula

Percentage Change Formula

\text{Percent change} = \left (\frac{\text{final amount - original amount}}{\text{original amount}}  \right ) \times 100\%
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percent change would thus be an increase, while a negative change would be a decrease.
Percent Equation

Percent Equation

The percent equation can be stated as: "Rate times Total equals Part," or "R% of Total is Part."

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