This page will answer the question "What is the percent decrease from 718 to 702?" and also show you how to calculate the percent decrease from 718 to 702.

Before we continue, note that the percent decrease from 718 to 702 is the same as the percentage decrease from 718 to 702. Furthermore, we will refer to 718 as the initial value (n) and 702 as the final value (f).

So what exactly are we calculating? The initial value is 718 and then a percent is used to decrease the initial value to the final value of 702. We want to calculate what that percent is!

Here are step-by-step instructions showing you how to calculate the percent decrease from 718 to 702.

First, we calculate the amount of decrease from 718 to 702 by subtracting the final value from the initial value, like this:

718 - 702

= 16

To calculate the percent of any number, you multiply the value (n) by the percent (p) and then divide the product by 100 to get the answer, like this:

(n × p) / 100 = Answer

In our case, we know that the initial value (n) is 718 and that the answer (amount of decrease) is 16 to get the final value of 702. Therefore, we fill in what we know in the equation above to get the following equation:

(718 × p) / 100 = 16

Next, we solve the equation above for percent (p) by first multiplying each side by 100 and then dividing both sides by 718 to get percent (p):

(718 × p) / 100 = 16

((718 × p) / 100) × 100 = 16 × 100

718p = 1600

718p / 718 = 1600 / 718

p = 2.22841225626741

**Percent ≈ 2.2284**

That's all there is to it! The percentage decrease from 718 to 702 is 2.2284%. In other words, if you take 2.2284% of 718 and subtract it from 718, then the difference will be 702.

The step-by-step instructions above were made so we could clearly explain exactly what a percent decrease from 718 to 702 means. For future reference, you can use the following percent decrease formula to calculate percent decreases:

((n - f)/n) × 100 = p

f = Final Value

n = Initial Value

p = Percent decrease

Once again, here is the math and the answer to calculate the percent decrease from 718 to 702 using the percent decrease formula above:

((n - f)/n) × 100

= ((718 - 702)/718) × 100

= (16/718) × 100

= 0.0222841225626741 × 100

**≈ 2.2284**

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