# Percentage Difference Calculator

## Find the percentage difference between 2 numbers

## Calculator use case

Percentage difference is the difference between two numbers expressed as a percentage. This calculator is used to calculate the percentage difference of two numbers. A person would need to calculate the percentage difference of something if they wanted to know how much more or less than a certain number something was. This could be useful in a variety of fields, such as finance, education and economics.

Some valid use cases:

- The percentage diffence of a sale that he is being tracking online
- Stock Adjustment
- Salary Percentage increase

Find out the difference while learning how to do it.

## What is the formula to calculate the percentage difference between 2 numbers

A common way to calculate the percentage of a number is with the **formula (A - B) / B * 100**

**What is the percentage difference between 400 and 700?**

- Apply the formula
**(A - B) / B * 100** - Replace with our values ->
**(700 - 400) / 400 * 100** - Solve parentheses first ->
**700 - 400 = 300** - Do the math for the rest ->
**300 / 400 = 0.75** - So we are left with ->
**0.75 * 100 which is 75%**

### What is a Mathematical Formula?

A mathematical formula is a way to represent a mathematical expression by using symbols called "formula elements" that are arranged according to a set of rules. The term "mathematical formula" is used in two ways: In mathematics and science, it usually refers to the general form of an equation describing the relationship between two or more variables. In economics and finance, it usually refers to a numerical expression that describes the relationship between two or more variables where one or more of these variables is price. .In mathematics, a mathematical formula is an equation in which symbols are used for quantities or types of quantities or for variables and parameters that often represent a relationship between two or more quantities. The symbols may represent numbers, operations on numbers such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, functions such as trigonometric functions (trigonometric functions are used to describe the relationships of angles—the sine function describes the changes in angle with time while the cosine function represents the changes in

### What is a percentage?

Percentages are a statistical measure of the proportion of a number or quantity as part of a total. A percentage is a way of expressing what part out of 100 something is. If you have 25% of something, that means that you have 25 units or parts out of 100. When we talk about percentages, we talk about them in terms of decimals. So 25% would be written as .25, 50% would be written as .5, and 75% would be written as .75.