# SOLUTION: how do you find the increase or decrease between two number in percent? for example: original amount:1500 new amount:1725 the question asked me to find the percen

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 Question 541048: how do you find the increase or decrease between two number in percent? for example: original amount:1500 new amount:1725 the question asked me to find the percent of increase or decrease. what should i do for this problem?Found 2 solutions by stanbon, oberobic:Answer by stanbon(57352)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!find the increase or decrease between two number in percent? for example: original amount:1500 new amount:1725 ------ increase from 1500 to 1725 --- Quantity increase: 1725-1500 = 225 ---- % increase: 225/1500 = 0.15 = 15% ===== Cheers, Stan H. ======== Answer by oberobic(2304)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The formula is always the same: . . . Answer: Change is 15%.