# Ok i keep getting a different answer than my teacher on my hw and i want to know if im doing something wrong?

The question is compute the percent change between 1995-1999, and the number for 1995 is 102,500 and the number for 1999 is 146,400

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- 1 decade agoBest Answer
Simply subtract the old value from the new value, then divide by the old value. Multiply the result by 100 and slap a % sign on it. That's your percent change.

146400-102500 = 43900

43900/102500 = 0.4282

0.4282 x 100 = 42.82%

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