# How do you find the percent of change when 27 is increased to 53?

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Nov 8, 2016

The percent of change is approximately

#### Explanation:

The amount of change is

Therefore the percent of change from

Multiply both sides by

Nov 8, 2016

#### Explanation:

Any change can be given as a percent change from the starting value. The change is sometimes an increase and sometimes a decrease... the method remains the same.

Use the method:

In this case the change is an increase.

The amount of change =

Percent change =