# Percentage Subtraction Calculator

Use this percentage minus calculator to subtract percentage or decrease a number by a percentage.

See also: Increase a number by a percentage

#### Percentage Subtraction Formula

We simply multiply the number with (1-percentage) to decrease it by that many percent:-

**Percent-subtracted value** = N ×(1-p/100);

Where,

p is the percentage reduced or subtracted from from number N

#### Uses

The same calculation is used by shoppers to calculate savings on discount sales and for retailers to set a selling price at a desired margin.

Everydaycalculation.com | About | Contact