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

Please see the attached example. .

I don't get why it is 120/100

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

Please see the attached example. .

I don't get why it is 120/100

Thanks
the % symbol means "per cent" or "per 100", "cent" means 100. So 120% is 120 per 100 which is 120/100.
3. (Original post by marcus888)
Hi . I don't get why an increase of 20% comes to 1.2 as a multiplier.

Please see the attached example. .

I don't get why it is 120/100

Thanks
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 ^-^
4. (Original post by Zacken)
the % symbol means "per cent" or "per 100", "cent" means 100. So 120% is 120 per 100 which is 120/100.
Thanks

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