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    Can relative growth rate be negative value? If it can be, then what does it mean? If not, why?
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    Re: relative growth rate

    Quote Originally Posted by alexander9408 View Post
    Can relative growth rate be negative value? If it can be, then what does it mean? If not, why?
    Yes, it can - it is a negative value when the growth rate is decreasing, in other words, when the value at an instant T1 is smaller than the value at the instant T0(initial),

    It is also called exponential decay, ...just completing my answer,

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