# How do you find the percentage change from 50 to 82. Indicate whether it is an increase or a decrease. If necessary, round your answer to the nearest percent?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 30, 2016

#### Explanation:

Percentage loss, profit, increase, decrease, discount or mark-up are all calculated in exactly the same way:

In this case the number has gone from

This is obviously an increase of

=