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ladybird2012 06-06-2012 02:48 PM

Question 9
 
Hi,
Here's the first question for the swanky newly-organized forum:

What does "Percentages here are relative, not absolute" mean?

Thanks.

yaser 06-06-2012 02:57 PM

Re: Question 9
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by ladybird2012 (Post 2812)
Hi,
Here's the first question for the swanky newly-organized forum:

What does "Percentages here are relative, not absolute" mean?

Thanks.

It means for example that if the old E_{\rm out} is 0.05 and the new one is 0.04, the change is 20% (0.05-0.04=0.01 relative to 0.05) not 1% (difference between 5% (0.05) and 4% (0.04)). You are welcome to suggest better phrasing to convey this meaning.


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