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# How do you take percent off a number in math?

Updated: 9/21/2023

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10y ago

Two ways: Take the percent of the number and subtract it from the number or multiply the number by 100 minus the percent.

Example: 25 percent off 24 dollars.

24 x 0.25 = 6

24 - 6 = 18

or

24 x 0.75 = 18

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