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Q: How do you find the percentage off of an item given the original and sale price?

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Discount = Original Price - Discounted Price Percentage Discount = 100* Discount / Original Price

Percentage discount = 100*(1 - sale price/original price)

If you are asking about a sale where prices are discounted. Multiply the percentage (X percent as X divide 100) by the original amount to find . To find the new price, subtract the discount amount from the original price.

You need to know the discounted price and either the discount amount or the discount rate. If you know the discount amount: Original Price = Discounted Price + Discount If you know the Discount Rate (percentage discount ): Original Price = 100*Discounted Price / (100 - Discount Rate)

Discount = Original Price minus Sale price.

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Discount = Original Price - Discounted Price Percentage Discount = 100* Discount / Original Price

Percentage discount = 100*(1 - sale price/original price)

Take the amount saved, divide it by discount percentage then multiply the result by 100.

To take a percentage of a price, multiply the price by the decimal equivalent of the percentage, which is the percentage divided by 100. 25 percent of 15.00 = 15 x 0.25 = 3.75 To take a percentage off a price, you can either subtract that number from the original price (15.00 - 3.75 = 11.25) or multiply the original price by the decimal equivalent of 100 percent minus the discount. (15 x 0.75 = 11.25)

If you are asking about a sale where prices are discounted. Multiply the percentage (X percent as X divide 100) by the original amount to find . To find the new price, subtract the discount amount from the original price.

Take the sale price from the original price. The difference is the discount. Calculate the discount as a percentage of the original price. This is the 'percentage off'. Example: Original price 100 verdibors Sale price 80 verdibors Discount = 100-80=20 verdibors. So percentage off is 20/100 = 20% ----------------------------------------------------- Calculating percentages: To convert fractions to percentages, multiply the top figure of the fraction by 100, then 'cancel down'. e.g. 1/4 ..... 1/4 x 100= 100/4 = 25 %

You check the price tag for the words original price.

The answer depends on what the percentage problem is. The equations will be different depending on whether you want to find:one number as a percentage of another,a given percentage of a number,the percentage change applied to a given number,find the original number if given the number after the percentage change.

Discount = Original Price minus Sale price.

You need to know the discounted price and either the discount amount or the discount rate. If you know the discount amount: Original Price = Discounted Price + Discount If you know the Discount Rate (percentage discount ): Original Price = 100*Discounted Price / (100 - Discount Rate)

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first your subtract your original price from the new one to find the difference 2.80-2.45=.35 then divide your difference by the original price .35/2.45 = .1428571429 multiply the answer by 100 to get your percentage .1428571429x100=14.285... round it and you have your answer answer is 14%

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