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    [SOLVED] The difference in percents?

    What is the difference in percents between 1/250 and 1/238 ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shandy View Post
    What is the difference in percents between 1/250 and 1/238 ?
    Thanx!
    1. Calculate the difference.

    2. Divide by the reference value (1/238)

    3. Multiply by 100:

    \dfrac{\frac1{238} - \frac1{250}}{\frac1{238}} \cdot 100 = 4.8\%
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