# What is the percent decrease from 57 to 48?

## 15.7895%

## (Percent decrease from 57 to 48 is 15.7895 percent)

### Percent decrease from 57 to 48 is 15.7895 percent! Explanation: What does 15.7895 percent or 15.7895% mean?

Percent (%) is an abbreviation for the Latin “per centum”, which means per hundred or for every hundred. So, 15.7895% means 15.7895 out of every 100. For example, if you decrease 57 by 15.7895% then it will become 48.

### Methods to calculate "What is the percent decrease from 57 to 48" 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 57 to 48".

- From the New Number deduct Old Number i.e. 57-48 = 9
- Divide above number by Old Number i.e. 9/57 = 0.157895
- Multiply the result by 100 i.e. 0.157895*100 = 15.7895%

#### Answer: Percent decrease from 57 to 48 is 15.7895 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. 57% (read as 57 percent) can also be expressed as 57/100 or 57:100.Example: If 57% (57 percent) of your savings are invested in stocks, then 57 out of every 100 dollars are invested in stocks. If your savings are $10,000, then a total of 57*100 (i.e. $5700) 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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