# How do you find the percent change given the original number is 25 and new number is 28?

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#### Explanation:

#"to calculate "color(blue)"percentage increase/decrease"#

#color(red)(bar(ul(|color(white)(2/2)color(black)(%" change "=("increase/decrease")/"original "xx100%)color(white)(2/2)|)))#

#"here the increase "=28-25=3#

#"and the original "=25#

#rArr%" change "=3/25xx100%#

#color(white)(rArrpercent chang)=3/cancel(25)^1xxcancel(100)^4%#

#color(white)(rArrpercent chang)=12%" increase"#

Jun 4, 2017

**Percent change is**

#### Explanation:

Percent change is

Jun 4, 2017

#### Explanation:

To find a percent change, write a fraction using the amount of change and the original value.

Change is