A percent of decrease (percentage decrease) is when a value is reduced by a percentage of its original amount.
e.g. 100 decreased by 15 percent is 85.
A percent of increase (percentage increase) is when a value in increased by a percentage of its original amount.
e.g. 100 increased by 15 percent is 115.
That means how much something increases or decreases, expressed as a percentage - compared with the original amount. For example, if something increases from 300 units to 360 units, the increase is 60 units, or 20%, since the difference (60) is 20% of 300.
percent increase and decrease is how much percent it had increased from a certain amount of number, like discounts and markups
The percent in the decrease of 25 to 20 = 20%
This is a decrease of 12%
It is a 40% decrease.
There will be an overall increase in the first number.
An increase of 12.5%
-- If it's an increase, thenNext year = (This year) x (0.01) x (100 + the percent increase).-- If it's a decrease, thenNext year = (This year) x (0.01) x (100 - the percent decrease) .