# Percent of Decrease: 5000 to 2000 {(5000-2000)/5000}x100=(?). 5000 to 2000 percent decrease provides the comprehensive information on how to find what is the percent of decrease from 5000 to 2000.

5000 to 2000 percent increase
(5000 - 2000)/5000 x 100 = (?)
= 3000/5000 x 100
= 60%
(5000 - 2000)/5000 x 100 = 60%
Hence,
the percent of decrease from 5000 to 2000 is 60%

where,
5000 is the base or reference quantity,
2000 is the relative or decreased quantity,
3000 is the difference between base and decreased quantity,
60% is the percent decrease.

## How-to: What is the percent of decrease from 5000 to 2000?

The result of difference between the reference quantity 5000 and decreased quantity 2000 divided by the reference quantity 5000, multiplied with 100 is the percent of decrease from 5000 to 2000. The below is the step-by-step work shows how to find what is the percent of decrease from 5000 to 2000 by using the mathematical formula. step 1 Observe the input parameters, values and what to be found:

Input values:
Base or reference value X = 5000
Decreased or relative value Y = 2000

What to be found:
Find the percent of decrease from 5000 to 2000.
(2000 - 5000)/60 x 100 = (?)%

step 2 Find the difference between reference quantity 5000 and decreased quantity 2000:
5000 - 2000 = 3000

step 3 Divide the difference 3000 by the reference quantity 5000, and multiply the result with 100:
3000/5000 x 100 = 60%

Hence,
60% is the percent of decrease from 5000 to 2000. 