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Re: Keats Library purchases a number of new books, all in the ca [#permalink]

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New post 30 Aug 2017, 14:16
Because the question is asking for the percent increase not the percent of the original number.

Percent increase is given by:

\(\frac{new-old}{old}\rightarrow\frac{new}{old}-1\)

Percent difference from the original value is given by:

\(\frac{new}{old}\)
Re: Keats Library purchases a number of new books, all in the ca   [#permalink] 30 Aug 2017, 14:16
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