# Percentage Loss Calculator

'**Percentage Loss Calculator**' is an online tool that helps to calculate the percentage loss.

## What is the Percentage Loss Calculator?

Online Percentage Loss calculator helps you to calculate the percentage loss within a few seconds.

### Percentage Loss Calculator

**NOTE:** Please enter upto three digits only and enter whole numbers only.

## How to Use Percentage Loss Calculator?

Please follow the below steps to find the percentage loss:

**Step1:**Enter the cost price and selling price in the given input box.**Step 2:**Click on the**"Calculate"**button to find the percentage loss.**Step 3:**Click on the**"Reset"**button to clear the fields and find the percentage loss for different values.

## How to Find Percentage Loss?

Percentage loss is defined as the change in percentage in which something loses its value and that can be calculated using the formula:

**loss = cost price(CP) - selling price(SP) ** [Note: sp < cp]

**Loss(%) = (loss / CP) × 100**

**Solved Examples on Percentage Loss Calculator**

**Example 1:**

Find loss percentage if the cost price of a bottle is $720 but the selling price of a bottle 600?

**Solution:**

Given:

Cost price(CP) = $720

Selling price(SP) = $600

Loss = cost price(CP) - selling price(SP)

Loss = 720 - 600

Loss = 120

Loss(%) = (loss / CP) × 100

= (120 / 720) × 100

= 1/6 × 100

= 16.666%

Therefore, percentage loss = 16.666%

**Example 2:**

Find loss percentage if the cost price of a bottle is $1100 but the selling price of a bottle 500?

**Solution:**

Given:

Cost price(CP) = $1100

Selling price(SP) = $500

Loss = cost price(CP) - selling price(SP)

Loss = 1100 - 500

Loss = 600

Loss(%) = (loss / CP) × 100

= (600 / 1100) × 100

= 1/6 × 100

= 54.5454%

Therefore, percentage loss = 54.5454%

**Example 3:**

Find loss percentage if the cost price of a bottle is $800 but the selling price of a bottle 600?

**Solution:**

Given:

Cost price(CP) = $800

Selling price(SP) = $600

Loss = cost price(CP) - selling price(SP)

Loss = 800 - 600

Loss = 200

Loss(%) = (loss / CP) × 100

= (200 / 800) × 100

= 1/4 × 100

= 25%

Therefore, percentage loss = 25%

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