## RE: Dual Monitors [WAS: RE: Approach and estimation foracleanup/conversion product - Word docs to FM and OLH]

Subject: RE: Dual Monitors [WAS: RE: Approach and estimation foracleanup/conversion product - Word docs to FM and OLH]
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>, "Fred Ridder" <docudoc -at- hotmail -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2009 11:32:41 -0600

OMG! I _did_ start a math kerfuffle! :-o

Fred Ridder wrote:

> But that's what Peter said, because .0144 (your number) equals 1.44%
(his
> number).

Sloppy reading on my part -- missed that percent sign at the end.

> But his reasoning is wrong, because to calculate the result of a 12%
> increase on top of a 12% increase, you don't multiply the increase
> percentages (12%). You multiply the *increased quantities* (112%). So
it
> would be 1.12 x 1.12 = 1.2544 = 125.44%

Fred is right, as usual. On both counts.

I'll just use my Emily Litella voice to say "never mind" and slink off
to lunch.

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