Trade Statistics

Use these trade statistics below for Mathematics or Social Studies subjects.

Social Studies in Trade Statistics:

  1. Explain the impact of the move from sail to steam on trade?
  2. What can you learn about the economy and the Great Depression’s effect on trade from these primary sources?

For Math, calculate percentage increase or decrease:

  1. First, find the difference between the two numbers.
  2. Take the difference and divide it by the original number.
  3.  Finally, multiply that number by 100.
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Additional Resources

Simple Percent Increase Calculator.

Learn more about histograms in statistics from PBS.