# Percent of Increase: 100 to 500 {(500-100)/100}x100=(?). 100 to 500 percent increase provides the comprehensive information on how to find what is the percent of increase from 100 to 500.

100 to 500 percent increase:
(500 - 100)/100 x 100 = (?)
= 400/100 x 100
= 400%
(500 - 100)/100 x 100 = 400%
Hence,
the percent of increase from 100 to 500 is 400%

where,
100 is the base or reference quantity,
500 is the relative or increased quantity,
400 is the difference between base and increased quantity,
400% is the percent increase.

## How-to: What is the percent of increase from 100 to 500?

The result of difference between the increased quantity 500 and reference quantity 100 divided by the reference quantity 100, multiplied with 100 is the percent of increase from 100 to 500. The below is the step-by-step work shows how to find what is the percent of increase from 100 to 500 by using the mathematical formula. step 1 Observe the input parameters, values and what to be found:

Input values:
Base or reference value X = 100
Increased or relative value Y = 500

What to be found:
Find the percent increase from 100 to 500.
(500 - 100)/60 x 100 = (?)%

step 2 Find the difference between increased quantity 500 and reference quantity 100:
500 - 100 = 400

step 3 Divide the difference 400 by the reference quantity 100, and multiply the result with 100:
400/100 x 100 = 400%

Hence,
400% is the percent of increase from 100 to 500. 