# Program to find the percentage of difference between two numbers

Given two numbers a and b, where ‘b’ is incremented or decremented by some percentage of ‘a’. The task is to find out that percentage.

**Examples:**

Input: a = 20, b = 25 Output: 25% Difference between 20 and 25 is 5, which is 25 % of 20. (+ve sign indicate increment) Input: a = 25, b = 20 Output: -20% ( -ve sign indicate decrement)

**Formula to calculate percentage:**

(Percentage2 – Percentage1) * 100 / (Percentage1)

## C++

`// C++ program to calculate the percentage ` `#include <iostream> ` `using` `namespace` `std; ` ` ` `// Function to calculate the percentage ` `int` `percent(` `int` `a, ` `int` `b) ` `{ ` ` ` `float` `result = 0; ` ` ` `result = ((b - a) * 100) / a; ` ` ` ` ` `return` `result; ` `} ` ` ` `// Driver Code. ` `int` `main() ` `{ ` ` ` `int` `a = 20, b = 25; ` ` ` ` ` `cout << percent(a, b) << ` `"%"` `; ` ` ` ` ` `return` `0; ` `} ` |

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## Java

`// Java program to calculate ` `// the percentage ` `class` `GFG ` `{ ` ` ` `// Function to calculate the percentage ` `static` `int` `percent(` `int` `a, ` `int` `b) ` `{ ` ` ` `float` `result = ` `0` `; ` ` ` `result = ((b - a) * ` `100` `) / a; ` ` ` ` ` `return` `(` `int` `)result; ` `} ` ` ` `// Driver Code ` `public` `static` `void` `main(String[] args) ` `{ ` ` ` `int` `a = ` `20` `, b = ` `25` `; ` ` ` ` ` `System.out.println(percent(a, b) + ` `"%"` `); ` `} ` `} ` ` ` `// This code is contributed by mits ` |

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## Python 3

`# Python 3 program to calculate ` `# the percentage ` ` ` `# Function to calculate the percentage ` `def` `percent(a, b) : ` ` ` ` ` `result ` `=` `int` `(((b ` `-` `a) ` `*` `100` `) ` `/` `a) ` ` ` ` ` `return` `result ` ` ` `# Driver code ` `if` `__name__ ` `=` `=` `"__main__"` `: ` ` ` ` ` `a, b ` `=` `20` `, ` `25` ` ` ` ` `# Function calling ` ` ` `print` `(percent(a, b), ` `"%"` `) ` ` ` `# This code is contributed by ANKITRAI1 ` |

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## C#

`// C# program to calculate ` `// the percentage ` `class` `GFG ` `{ ` ` ` `// Function to calculate the percentage ` `static` `int` `percent(` `int` `a, ` `int` `b) ` `{ ` ` ` `float` `result = 0; ` ` ` `result = ((b - a) * 100) / a; ` ` ` ` ` `return` `(` `int` `)result; ` `} ` ` ` `// Driver Code ` `static` `void` `Main() ` `{ ` ` ` `int` `a = 20, b = 25; ` ` ` ` ` `System.Console.WriteLine(percent(a, b) + ` `"%"` `); ` `} ` `} ` ` ` `// This code is contributed by mits ` |

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## PHP

`<?php ` `// PHP program to calculate ` `// the percentage ` ` ` `// Function to calculate ` `// the percentage ` `function` `percent(` `$a` `, ` `$b` `) ` `{ ` ` ` `$result` `= 0; ` ` ` `$result` `= ((` `$b` `- ` `$a` `) * 100) / ` `$a` `; ` ` ` ` ` `return` `$result` `; ` `} ` ` ` `// Driver Code ` `$a` `= 20; ` `$b` `= 25; ` ` ` `echo` `percent(` `$a` `, ` `$b` `) . ` `"%"` `; ` ` ` `// This code is contributed by mits ` `?> ` |

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**Output:**

25%

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