# Simple math question, will help me at work

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 PF Gold P: 864 It depends what you want the difference as a percentage of. 1.235 - 0.4088 = 0.8262. If you want the difference as a percentage of 1.235, it is $$100*\frac{0.8262}{1.235} = 66.9\%$$ If you want the difference as a percentage of 0.4088, it is $$100*\frac{0.8262}{0.4088} = 202.1\%$$ And similarly to get the difference as a percentage of any other number.