Calculated Percent Increase
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How to Calculate Percentage Increase
Here's how to calculate percentage increase:
- Subtract the original value from the new value to find the difference.
- Divide the difference found in step one by the absolute value of the original value.
- Multiply the result of step two by 100 to find the percentage increase.
Percent Increase Formula
The formula for calculating percent increase is:
Percent Increase = ( New Value - Original Value ) / |Original Value| * 100