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From: Loyd <Loydlin@aol.com> To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion Date: 2004011718:21:20 Subject: Re: Re: PERCENTAGE OF CHANGE Sounds right. The way I do it you always get a positive increase or decrease whereas you will get a negative sign for the % of decrease and a positive sign for a percent of Increase. If you say, "Percent of Decrease" then you don't need a negative sign because the word "decrease" says it for you. So, you method sounds OK to me.
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