Percent Increase vs. Percent of Whole

When talking about percentages, it is very important to understand the distinction between a percent increase/change and a percent of something. A ‘percent of’ equation is a part is a percent of a whole (P=Wx%). A percent increase is almost exactly the same, except it also includes the whole itself in addition to the equation (I=Wx%+W).


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