# Percent of Decrease: 10000 to 8500 {(10000-8500)/10000}x100=(?). 10000 to 8500 percent decrease provides the comprehensive information on how to find what is the percent of decrease from 10000 to 8500.

10000 to 8500 percent increase
(10000 - 8500)/10000 x 100 = (?)
= 1500/10000 x 100
= 15%
(10000 - 8500)/10000 x 100 = 15%
Hence,
the percent of decrease from 10000 to 8500 is 15%

where,
10000 is the base or reference quantity,
8500 is the relative or decreased quantity,
1500 is the difference between base and decreased quantity,
15% is the percent decrease.

## How-to: What is the percent of decrease from 10000 to 8500?

The result of difference between the reference quantity 10000 and decreased quantity 8500 divided by the reference quantity 10000, multiplied with 100 is the percent of decrease from 10000 to 8500. The below is the step-by-step work shows how to find what is the percent of decrease from 10000 to 8500 by using the mathematical formula. step 1 Observe the input parameters, values and what to be found:

Input values:
Base or reference value X = 10000
Decreased or relative value Y = 8500

What to be found:
Find the percent of decrease from 10000 to 8500.
(8500 - 10000)/60 x 100 = (?)%

step 2 Find the difference between reference quantity 10000 and decreased quantity 8500:
10000 - 8500 = 1500

step 3 Divide the difference 1500 by the reference quantity 10000, and multiply the result with 100:
1500/10000 x 100 = 15%

Hence,
15% is the percent of decrease from 10000 to 8500. 