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# How do you figure the how much percent was taken off the original price if you only have the original price and the sale price?

Updated: 12/23/2022

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Sale price/original price will give you a fraction. The fraction x100 gives you the percentage that the sale price is of the original price.
100-(that percentage) gives the percent taken off.

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