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How do you find the percent of change?

Example 8 inches to 24 inches...Whats the percent of change of that?

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hotgirlinNY

you went from 8 to 24, so that's 16.
so that's 16/24 which is equal to 2/3 which is equal to 66.6%

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This would be right if 24 was the starting amount.
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so you had to put 16/8................
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hotgirlinNY
Oh I don't know then lol
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i dont either ..............................
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hotgirlinNY
How many inches are there, all together ?
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STAR024 is right, it's a 200% increase.
(24 - 8 ) / 8 = 16/8 = 2
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thank you.......................
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16%...........................i think.................

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I didn't just want the abswer i wanted to know how to do it.
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i cant explain it but i can do it.......................i think..............lol...........
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if you went from 8 to 16, it would double... which is a 100% increase.
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i dont know........................................thats why i said "i think"...............
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That's fine, I do that all the time.
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thanks...........
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So it would be 24/8 which equals 3%? i
That doesn't seem right
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It would be 3, which is 300%. You can say "24 is 300% of 8". but that's a percentage, not a percent change.

Even though 16 is 200% of 8, it's only a 100% change.
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(new -old) / old
Multiply by 100 to express as a percentage.

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Change/ original

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