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In 1995, the cost of unleaded gasoline was $.95 per gallon. In 2010 the same type of gasoline costs $3.00 per gallon. To determine the amount of change, we have to use the what?

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    The amount of change in absolute terms is:

    $3.00 - $.95 = ?

    The proportional amount of change is:

    (3.000 - .95)/.95 = ?

    Are either of these what you are seeking?

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