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#1 2018-02-23 01:00:20

Hannibal lecter
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population grew

Hi, this is a part of population grew

2003 12.853
2004 13.290

13.290/12.853 = 1.034

the population grew by about 3.4% between 2003 and 2004

how did we conclude the 3.4%????? can you please help me with that


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#2 2018-02-23 01:25:08

ganesh
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Re: population grew

Hi,

Population in 2003 : 12.853
Population in 2004 : 13.290

Difference = 0.437

In percentage,

%.


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#3 2018-02-24 06:45:18

Hannibal lecter
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Re: population grew

Difference  is 1.34
not 0.34

and 1.034 * 100 = 103.4

not 3.4%!

can you give me an explanation


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#4 2018-02-24 21:00:45

bob bundy
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Re: population grew

hi Hannibal lecter

Hi, this is a part of population grew

2003 12.853
2004 13.290

Difference  is 1.34
not 0.34

To work out the percentage growth you need this formula:

% increase = (new value - old value)/old value x 100

new value - old value = 13.29 - 12.853 = 0.437

Please check your working here as you have an incorrect value.

so % increase = 0.437/12.853 x 100 = 3.3999984 which is about 3.4%

Bob


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