Enter the adjustment amount and the original amount of quantity into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Percent Adjustment. 

Percent Adjustment Formula

PA = A / OQ * 100


  • PA is the Percent Adjustment (%)
  • A is the adjustment amount
  • OQ is the original amount of quantity

To calculate Percent Adjustment, divide the adjustment amount by the original quantity, then multiply by 100.

How to Calculate Percent Adjustment?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Percent Adjustment.

  1. First, determine the adjustment amount. 
  2. Next, determine the original amount of quantity. 
  3. Next, gather the formula from above = PA = A / OQ * 100.
  4. Finally, calculate the Percent Adjustment.
  5. After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

Example Problem : 

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

adjustment amount = 750

original amount of quantity = 400