# Percent of Decrease: 90 to 72 {(90-72)/90}x100=(?). 90 to 72 percent decrease provides the comprehensive information on how to find what is the percent of decrease from 90 to 72.

90 to 72 percent increase
(90 - 72)/90 x 100 = (?)
= 18/90 x 100
= 20%
(90 - 72)/90 x 100 = 20%
Hence,
the percent of decrease from 90 to 72 is 20%

where,
90 is the base or reference quantity,
72 is the relative or decreased quantity,
18 is the difference between base and decreased quantity,
20% is the percent decrease.

## How-to: What is the percent of decrease from 90 to 72?

The result of difference between the reference quantity 90 and decreased quantity 72 divided by the reference quantity 90, multiplied with 100 is the percent of decrease from 90 to 72. The below is the step-by-step work shows how to find what is the percent of decrease from 90 to 72 by using the mathematical formula. step 1 Observe the input parameters, values and what to be found:

Input values:
Base or reference value X = 90
Decreased or relative value Y = 72

What to be found:
Find the percent of decrease from 90 to 72.
(72 - 90)/60 x 100 = (?)%

step 2 Find the difference between reference quantity 90 and decreased quantity 72:
90 - 72 = 18

step 3 Divide the difference 18 by the reference quantity 90, and multiply the result with 100:
18/90 x 100 = 20%

Hence,
20% is the percent of decrease from 90 to 72. 