# Percent of Decrease: 500 to 200 {(500-200)/500}x100=(?). 500 to 200 percent decrease provides the comprehensive information on how to find what is the percent of decrease from 500 to 200.

500 to 200 percent increase
(500 - 200)/500 x 100 = (?)
= 300/500 x 100
= 60%
(500 - 200)/500 x 100 = 60%
Hence,
the percent of decrease from 500 to 200 is 60%

where,
500 is the base or reference quantity,
200 is the relative or decreased quantity,
300 is the difference between base and decreased quantity,
60% is the percent decrease.

## How-to: What is the percent of decrease from 500 to 200?

The result of difference between the reference quantity 500 and decreased quantity 200 divided by the reference quantity 500, multiplied with 100 is the percent of decrease from 500 to 200. The below is the step-by-step work shows how to find what is the percent of decrease from 500 to 200 by using the mathematical formula. step 1 Observe the input parameters, values and what to be found:

Input values:
Base or reference value X = 500
Decreased or relative value Y = 200

What to be found:
Find the percent of decrease from 500 to 200.
(200 - 500)/60 x 100 = (?)%

step 2 Find the difference between reference quantity 500 and decreased quantity 200:
500 - 200 = 300

step 3 Divide the difference 300 by the reference quantity 500, and multiply the result with 100:
300/500 x 100 = 60%

Hence,
60% is the percent of decrease from 500 to 200. 