To figure percentage of increase you need to first determine the difference between the two numbers. Take the difference and divide it by the original number. Then multiply this by
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1. Note your starting number. For example, in the first six months of last year, you spent $5,000 on advertising. 2. Compute the number for that same category in current dollars.
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1. Note the current value. For instance, let's say you received a renewal notice that your auto insurance premium for the upcoming year, Year 2, is going to be $450, up from $400
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I understand that you mean, "what is a 231% increase" This is the same as multiplying the BASE NUMBER by 2.31. For example, 100 increased by 231% would be 231.
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