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A tale of two math terms: An infographic story about when to use percent change vs. percentage-point change

Meanville, USA, was an average American town. Until one day, a local journalist had to figure the best way to explain how town administrators planned to spend a sudden windfall ...

Pair this infographic with our 4 tips for avoiding math errors, including using percent change when you mean percentage-point change, with insights from data journalism pioneer Jennifer LaFleur.

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