If John made 42 deliveries in June and 50 deliveries in May, how many less deliveries did John make in June?
See a solution process below:
The decrease can be found by subtracting last months deliveries from this months deliveries:
If you are looking for the percent decrease we can use this formula for calculating the percent change in a value between two points in time:
Substituting and solving for
Between May and June there was a 16% decrease in the number of deliveries John made.