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    Hi . I don't get why an increase of 20% comes to 1.2 as a multiplier.

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    (Original post by marcus888)
    Hi . I don't get why an increase of 20% comes to 1.2 as a multiplier.

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    I don't get why it is 120/100


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    the % symbol means "per cent" or "per 100", "cent" means 100. So 120% is 120 per 100 which is 120/100.
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    Hi . I don't get why an increase of 20% comes to 1.2 as a multiplier.

    Please see the attached example. Name:  percentage multipliers.jpg
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    I don't get why it is 120/100



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    okay so the original price was £150,000 right? this is 100% of the price of the house yes? If there's an increase of 20% the house will thus have a price of 120% of its original value right?so you multiply by 1.2 ^-^
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    the % symbol means "per cent" or "per 100", "cent" means 100. So 120% is 120 per 100 which is 120/100.
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