# Attendance at the homecoming game decreased from 5760 fans last year to 4320 fans this year. How do you find the percent of decrease?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 2, 2015

The number of fans decreased by

#### Explanation:

The number of fans decreased from

That makes a difference of

Compare this difference with the original number of fans and you will obtain the following ratio:

Multiply this ratio by 100 and you obtain the percentage of decrease: