# Percent of Decrease: 85 to 68 {(85-68)/85}x100=(?). 85 to 68 percent decrease provides the comprehensive information on how to find what is the percent of decrease from 85 to 68.

85 to 68 percent increase
(85 - 68)/85 x 100 = (?)
= 17/85 x 100
= 20%
(85 - 68)/85 x 100 = 20%
Hence,
the percent of decrease from 85 to 68 is 20%

where,
85 is the base or reference quantity,
68 is the relative or decreased quantity,
17 is the difference between base and decreased quantity,
20% is the percent decrease.

## How-to: What is the percent of decrease from 85 to 68?

The result of difference between the reference quantity 85 and decreased quantity 68 divided by the reference quantity 85, multiplied with 100 is the percent of decrease from 85 to 68. The below is the step-by-step work shows how to find what is the percent of decrease from 85 to 68 by using the mathematical formula. step 1 Observe the input parameters, values and what to be found:

Input values:
Base or reference value X = 85
Decreased or relative value Y = 68

What to be found:
Find the percent of decrease from 85 to 68.
(68 - 85)/60 x 100 = (?)%

step 2 Find the difference between reference quantity 85 and decreased quantity 68:
85 - 68 = 17

step 3 Divide the difference 17 by the reference quantity 85, and multiply the result with 100:
17/85 x 100 = 20%

Hence,
20% is the percent of decrease from 85 to 68. 