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MemberNovember 13, 2020 at 12:09 pm
With relative thinking there is a relationship between two objects or sets and there is an exponential growth (or decrease) in a particular attribute they both share.
With additive thinking, there is a difference in a number of items or units when comparing two groups. The difference involves subtraction.