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Calculating Percentage Difference

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What is the easiest way to calculate the percentage increase between two numbers?

For example, if I have one number - 13.00, and another - 15.75, what is the easiest way to calculate the percentage increase?
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by:Webstorm
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Hi marmaxx,

the easiest way is :
   100.0 * secondValue / firstValue - 100.0;
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For your example :
   100.0 * 15.75 / 13.00 - 100.0;
   = + 21,15 %
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