How would I calculate the percent to a goal between two numbers where the starting number is not zero? for example:
purchase price = $10
target price = $80
current price = $61
What percent to $80 is the current price in this scenario?
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I'm not quite sure I understand what context your goal would be used in, but there are two approaches that come to mind.
Either you just state your goal is to reach a price of $80 and you are currently at $61, which means you are
61/80 = .7625 = 76% of the way to your goal.
Alternatively, if you want starting price factored in then, you could rephrase your goal to be increasing price by $70, in which case you'd say that so far price has increased by $51 (
61 - 10 = 51) so
51/70 = .7285 = 73% of the way to your goal.