Calculated Percent Decrease
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How to Find Percentage Decrease
To calculate percentage decrease:
- Subtract the new value from the original value.
- Divide the difference found in step one by the absolute value of the original value.
- Multiply the result of step two by 100 to find the percentage decrease.
Percent Decrease Formula
The formula for calculating percent decrease is:
Percent Decrease = ( Original Value - New Value ) / | Original Value| * 100