# How do you calculate the percent change of 80 to 24?

Sep 2, 2016

70%

#### Explanation:

24 is 30% of 80

(24/80=3/10=30%)

Change = 100% -30% = 70%

Sep 2, 2016

70%

#### Explanation:

The percent decrease or increase can be calculated from:

("amount of the change")/("original amount") xx 100%

In this case the change was from $80 \rightarrow 24$

$80 - 24 = 56 \text{ }$ It was a decrease of 56.

56/80 xx 100%

=70%