# Percent of Decrease: 8000 to 5500

{(8000-5500)/8000}x100=(?). 8000 to 5500 percent decrease provides the comprehensive information on how to find what is the percent of decrease from 8000 to 5500.

__8000 to 5500 percent increase__

(8000 - 5500)/8000 x 100 = (?)

= 2500/8000 x 100

= 31.25%

(8000 - 5500)/8000 x 100 = 31.25%

Hence,

the percent of decrease from 8000 to 5500 is 31.25%

__where,__

8000 is the base or reference quantity,

5500 is the relative or decreased quantity,

2500 is the difference between base and decreased quantity,

31.25% is the percent decrease.

## How-to: What is the percent of decrease from 8000 to 5500?

The result of difference between the reference quantity 8000 and decreased quantity 5500 divided by the reference quantity 8000, multiplied with 100 is the percent of decrease from 8000 to 5500. The below is the step-by-step work shows how to find what is the percent of decrease from 8000 to 5500 by using the mathematical formula.
step 1 Observe the input parameters, values and what to be found:

__Input values:__

Base or reference value X = 8000

Decreased or relative value Y = 5500

__What to be found:__

Find the percent of decrease from 8000 to 5500.

(5500 - 8000)/60 x 100 = (?)%

step 2 Find the difference between reference quantity 8000 and decreased quantity 5500:

8000 - 5500 = 2500

step 3
Divide the difference 2500 by the reference quantity 8000, and multiply the result with 100:

2500/8000 x 100 = 31.25%

Hence,

31.25% is the percent of decrease from 8000 to 5500.