my percentage increase

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My account went up 70 cents in a week from $5,152. 39 (5153.09). What percent increase is that? Thank you

May 16th, 2015

Percentage increase =  (increase/ initial value) x 100

Increase = New value - Initial value

Initial value = $ 5152.39

New value = $ 5153.09

Increase = $ 5153.09  - $ 5152.39 = $ 0.7

Percentage increase = (0.7/5152.39) x 100 = 0.013585928 %

which equals to 0.0136 % to the nearest four decimal places.


NB:To find the percentage increase: First: work out the difference  between the two numbers you are comparing. Then  divide the increase by the( initial) original value and multiply the answer by 100.



May 16th, 2015

Hope this helps! You can ask any question if you are not satisfied.

May 16th, 2015

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