[R] MOnth over Month Variance in %

Jeff Newmiller jdnewmil at dcn.davis.CA.us
Wed May 6 15:09:42 CEST 2015

It seems like the ?diff function might be useful here, but without a reproducible example  (at the very least some data  provided as dput output and results of your Excel calculations for that data) we would have to guess quite a bit and likely be wrong.
Take the recommendations at [1] to heart and give us a better picture of your problem and attempted solution.

[1] http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5963269/how-to-make-a-great-r-reproducible-example 
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On May 6, 2015 3:21:27 AM PDT, Shivi82 <shivibhatia at ymail.com> wrote:
>Hi All,
>I have data based on truck load for various states.
>The data points range from Oct'14 To Mar'15. Now I need to know what
>was the
>difference in load in Nov as compared to Oct in both real numbers as
>well as
>in %. Similarly for all the month in comparison to the previous month. 
>I am able to get the desired result in excel and not sure on how to
>the same in R.
>Kindly suggest. 
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