# 400 minus 2 percent

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## How to add a percentage to a number - Step by Step

To add a percentage (%) to a number, i.e., If you want to add a B percent to an A amount, you can use the following formula:

End Value = A + (B100 × A )

Where: A represents the start or inicial value and B the percent we want to add. See the example below:

### How to increase or add 2% to 400?

Plugging the values in the formula above:

End Value = 400 + (2 100 × 400)

End Value = 400 + (0.02 × 400)

End Value = 400 + (8)

## How to subtract a percentage from a number - Step by Step

To subtract a percentage (%) from a number, i.e., If you want to subtract a B percent from an A amount, you can use the following formula:

End Value = A - (B100 × A )

Where: A represents the start or inicial value and B the percent we want to subtract. See the example below:

### How to decreasee or subtract 2% to 400?

Plugging the values in the formula above:

End Value = 400 - (2100 × 400 )

End Value = 400 - (0.02 × 400)

End Value = 400 - (8)