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# GDP Percentage Change Computation and Trends

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I need help calculating GDP and trends, please.

Calculate the percentage change between the first and last years for each of the questions. What trends do you see?
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Formula used in the computation of percentage change is:

Percentage change = (Present data - Past data) / Past data * 100%
Hence, the GNP percentage change from 1997 to 1998 is:
GNP for 1997 is 8,332.40 (This is the past data.)
GNP for 1998 is 8,793.5 (This is the present data.)

So, applying the formula:
Percentage change = (Present data - Past data) / Past data * ...

#### Solution Summary

The solution shows how to for the percentage change of GDP data. Trends and patterns were identified base on the given data.

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