# What is the percent decrease from 25 to 17?

## 32%

## (Percent decrease from 25 to 17 is 32 percent)

### Percent decrease from 25 to 17 is 32 percent! Explanation: What does 32 percent or 32% mean?

Percent (%) is an abbreviation for the Latin “per centum”, which means per hundred or for every hundred. So, 32% means 32 out of every 100. For example, if you decrease 25 by 32% then it will become 17.

### Methods to calculate "What is the percent decrease from 25 to 17" with step by step explanation:

#### Method: Use the Percent Decrease Calculator formula (Old Number - New Number/Old Number)*100 to calculate "What is the percent decrease from 25 to 17".

- From the New Number deduct Old Number i.e. 25-17 = 8
- Divide above number by Old Number i.e. 8/25 = 0.32
- Multiply the result by 100 i.e. 0.32*100 = 32%

#### Answer: Percent decrease from 25 to 17 is 32 percent

### Percentage examples

Percentages express a proportionate part of a total. When a total is not given then it is assumed to be 100. E.g. 25% (read as 25 percent) can also be expressed as 25/100 or 25:100.Example: If 25% (25 percent) of your savings are invested in stocks, then 25 out of every 100 dollars are invested in stocks. If your savings are $10,000, then a total of 25*100 (i.e. $2500) are invested in stocks.

### Percentage sign (%)

The percent (per cent i.e. per hundred) sign % is the standard symbol to indicate a percentage, to signify a number or ratio as a fraction of 100. Related signs include the permille (per thousand) sign ‰ and the permyriad (per ten thousand) sign ‱ (also known as a basis point), which indicate that a number is divided by one thousand or ten thousand, respectively.### Scholarship programs to learn math

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