# Absolute Change Calculator

Use the Absolute change calculator to calculate the absolute change between two numbers, this may be an investment, return on investment or profit margin.

### Absolute Change Calculator

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## Absolute Change Explained

Absolute change measures the exact numerical change between two numbers.

Absolute change equals an ending number minus a beginning number.

You can calculate absolute change for situations in which you don't need to compare a change to another number.

### Absolute Change Example

The absolute change in a business investment may be an increase of 50,000 dollars in two years.

## Relative Change Explained

Absolute change is different to relative change:

- Relative change measures a change in numerical data.
- Relative change measures change in relation to another number.

### Relative Change Example

The relative change in a business investment may grow by 3 percent of its previous return.

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