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The percentage change calculator is used to calculate the exact percentage increase or percentage decrease from one initial value or number to another final value. For a detailed explanation of how this perecentage change calculator works and how to calculate percentage change see below.

The formula used to calculate percentage change is the following: Percentage Change (%) = ^{(Final Value - Initial Value)}⁄_{Initial Value} × 100.

Using this formula, when numbers increase, you can work out the percentage increase. Conversely, when numbers decrease, you can work out the percentage decrease.

Percentage increase example:

If your mortgage payment is increasing from $875 to $950 per month, you may wish to know what the percentage increase in your new mortgage is. Using the equation above we get:

Percentage Change (%) =

^{(Final Value - Initial Value)}⁄_{Initial Value}× 100.Percentage Change (%) =

^{(950 - 875)}⁄_{875}× 100.Percentage Change (%) =

^{75}⁄_{875}× 100.Percentage Change (%) = 0.0857 × 100.

Therefore, the monthly mortgage payment in this example increased by 8.57%.

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