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    I need to know the answer and formula for the following

    in 2003 the store had a negative sale day of -$873

    in 2004 the same store had a positive result of $2680

    What is the percent of increase from the negative to the positve?

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    Solution. We use a formula
    The percent of increase=(New minus old) divided by ...

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    A Percentage calculation with negative and positive numbers is performed.