# What is the percentage increase/decrease?

The percentage change calculator helps you to find the percentage increase or decrease between two numbers.

## Percentage Decrease Calculator

For example: Tony buys 300$ of a cryptocurrency, three weeks later his cryptocurrency price becomes 240$, what are the percentage changes?

Formula:

Step 1: Subtract the original number from the new number: 240 âˆ’ 300 = âˆ’60

Step 2: Divide the result of step one by the original number: âˆ’60 Ã· 300 = âˆ’0.2

Step 3: Multiply the result of step two by 100 to convert it to a percentage âˆ’0.2 Ã— 100 = âˆ’20%

If the result of step three is a negative number, then it is a percentage decrease, if it is positive then it is an increase.

So Tony's cryptocurrency Decrease by 20%

## Percentage Increase Calculator

Example: Tony hold his cryptocurrency one year after he buys it for 300$, now the price is 846$.

How much has cryptocurrency changed in percentage for one year?

Formula:

Step 1: Subtract the original number from the new number: 846 âˆ’ 300 = 546

Step 2: Divide the result of step one by the original number: 546 Ã· 300 = 1.82

Step 3: Multiply the result of step two by 100 to convert it to a percentage 1.82 Ã— 100 = 182%

If the result of step three is a negative number, then it is a percentage decrease, if it is positive then it is an increase.

So Tony's cryptocurrency Increase by 182%