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Old 06-06-2012, 01:48 PM
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What does "Percentages here are relative, not absolute" mean?

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Old 06-06-2012, 01:57 PM
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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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