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## Check My Math Please!

I need this for a work report, so I want to make sure I am doing this right. Could someone please verify or correct me, please?
I have two percentages and I need to figure out what percentage of change has taken place.
64.24% has changed to 74.24%
So, I think I need to do this: 74.24 - 64.24 \ 64.24 = 15.6% improvement

**or**74.24 - 64.24 \ 74.24 = 13.5% decrease## Do I need to crash a high school stats class?

Where do English majors go to learn key principles behind

**deriving mathematically sound meaning from data**? I worked for years as a digital editor. Now I'm a "content strategist," which means I'm responsible for proving my new strategy increases reader engagement via different metrics like UVs, shares, attention time, average story finish rate, etc. I'm very familiar with platforms like Google Analytics and Chartbeat. But I want to learn how to see patterns in them there numbers, and I NEED to make sure my insights are mathematically accurate. How can I most efficiently do that without getting a brain transplant? (Example below.) [more inside]## Teach myself Math virtually for the first time.

I'm a 21 year old college senior liberal arts major who has managed to slide by in school (and life) without ever really learning math beyond a middle school/very early high school level. For no reason in particular, I've decided that I want to get serious about bettering myself in the math department. How can I teach myself the academic math skills I missed out on? [more inside]

## If I add a percentage to a number, how do I find the original again?

In Excel, adding percentages, needing to correct, and having to get back to the original amount. Can I do this? [more inside]

## Reverse my percentage?

How do you find a number that minus a percentage of itself is a certain number? [more inside]

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