# What is the percent change of 88 to 26?

Nov 3, 2015

Percentage Decrease color(green)(approx 70.45%

#### Explanation:

To find the percent change, we first need to understand the percent change formula

Percent Change= (Change in Value/Original Value)$\times 100$

The change in value = $88 - 26 = 62$

And the original value = $88$

As the quantity has DECREASED, we get the percentage decrease as: (62/88) times 100 = (31/44) times 100 color(green)(approx 70.45%