# Percent of Decrease: 8500 to 5500 {(8500-5500)/8500}x100=(?). 8500 to 5500 percent decrease provides the comprehensive information on how to find what is the percent of decrease from 8500 to 5500.

8500 to 5500 percent increase
(8500 - 5500)/8500 x 100 = (?)
= 3000/8500 x 100
= 35.29%
(8500 - 5500)/8500 x 100 = 35.29%
Hence,
the percent of decrease from 8500 to 5500 is 35.29%

where,
8500 is the base or reference quantity,
5500 is the relative or decreased quantity,
3000 is the difference between base and decreased quantity,
35.29% is the percent decrease.

## How-to: What is the percent of decrease from 8500 to 5500?

The result of difference between the reference quantity 8500 and decreased quantity 5500 divided by the reference quantity 8500, multiplied with 100 is the percent of decrease from 8500 to 5500. The below is the step-by-step work shows how to find what is the percent of decrease from 8500 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 = 8500
Decreased or relative value Y = 5500

What to be found:
Find the percent of decrease from 8500 to 5500.
(5500 - 8500)/60 x 100 = (?)%

step 2 Find the difference between reference quantity 8500 and decreased quantity 5500:
8500 - 5500 = 3000

step 3 Divide the difference 3000 by the reference quantity 8500, and multiply the result with 100:
3000/8500 x 100 = 35.29%

Hence,
35.29% is the percent of decrease from 8500 to 5500. 