# How do you find the percent of increase or decrease original:400 new:552?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 30, 2016

38% increase

#### Explanation:

Original : 400

Final : 552

Difference : 552 - 400 = 152

Since the number is increasing, there will be a % increase.

To find the percentage increase, we divide the difference by original and then multiply by 100.

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