# Percent of Decrease: 1000 to 400 {(1000-400)/1000}x100=(?). 1000 to 400 percent decrease provides the comprehensive information on how to find what is the percent of decrease from 1000 to 400.

1000 to 400 percent increase
(1000 - 400)/1000 x 100 = (?)
= 600/1000 x 100
= 60%
(1000 - 400)/1000 x 100 = 60%
Hence,
the percent of decrease from 1000 to 400 is 60%

where,
1000 is the base or reference quantity,
400 is the relative or decreased quantity,
600 is the difference between base and decreased quantity,
60% is the percent decrease.

## How-to: What is the percent of decrease from 1000 to 400?

The result of difference between the reference quantity 1000 and decreased quantity 400 divided by the reference quantity 1000, multiplied with 100 is the percent of decrease from 1000 to 400. The below is the step-by-step work shows how to find what is the percent of decrease from 1000 to 400 by using the mathematical formula. step 1 Observe the input parameters, values and what to be found:

Input values:
Base or reference value X = 1000
Decreased or relative value Y = 400

What to be found:
Find the percent of decrease from 1000 to 400.
(400 - 1000)/60 x 100 = (?)%

step 2 Find the difference between reference quantity 1000 and decreased quantity 400:
1000 - 400 = 600

step 3 Divide the difference 600 by the reference quantity 1000, and multiply the result with 100:
600/1000 x 100 = 60%

Hence,
60% is the percent of decrease from 1000 to 400. 