The use of percentages is a way of expressing Ratios in terms of whole numbers. Given a Ratio or Fraction, it is converted to a permil-age by multiplying by 1000 and appending a ``mil sign'' %0. For example, if an investment grows from a number to a number , then is times as much as , or 1730.8%0.

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