# Percent of Decrease: 20000 to 15000 {(20000-15000)/20000}x100=(?). 20000 to 15000 percent decrease provides the comprehensive information on how to find what is the percent of decrease from 20000 to 15000.

20000 to 15000 percent increase
(20000 - 15000)/20000 x 100 = (?)
= 5000/20000 x 100
= 25%
(20000 - 15000)/20000 x 100 = 25%
Hence,
the percent of decrease from 20000 to 15000 is 25%

where,
20000 is the base or reference quantity,
15000 is the relative or decreased quantity,
5000 is the difference between base and decreased quantity,
25% is the percent decrease.

## How-to: What is the percent of decrease from 20000 to 15000?

The result of difference between the reference quantity 20000 and decreased quantity 15000 divided by the reference quantity 20000, multiplied with 100 is the percent of decrease from 20000 to 15000. The below is the step-by-step work shows how to find what is the percent of decrease from 20000 to 15000 by using the mathematical formula. step 1 Observe the input parameters, values and what to be found:

Input values:
Base or reference value X = 20000
Decreased or relative value Y = 15000

What to be found:
Find the percent of decrease from 20000 to 15000.
(15000 - 20000)/60 x 100 = (?)%

step 2 Find the difference between reference quantity 20000 and decreased quantity 15000:
20000 - 15000 = 5000

step 3 Divide the difference 5000 by the reference quantity 20000, and multiply the result with 100:
5000/20000 x 100 = 25%

Hence,
25% is the percent of decrease from 20000 to 15000. 