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20 Jul 2010  
jebuchanan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (Retail)
 
 

You're missing the big point: This is on top of the original figure (added to).

so 175% more than 40% is 110%

let's work with actual numbers, shall we?

say (as in previous example) 100% is 100 units.
40% of this is 40 units.
still with me?

we increase the 40 units by 175% (175% of the 40 units).
first off, what are we doing?
we are adding an additional 175% of these 40 units to this amount.
40 * 1.75 (we all agree here 1.75 = 175%) = 70 (can be checked with a calculator for those who are slower)
this is the amount we are adding to the original 40 units.
so:
original units + 175% of those units = new total units
40 + 70 = 110 units now total.
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