Please keep in mind that the second discount is applied to the price AFTER the first discount has been applied. For example, if the original price was $50 and we have two discounts: 20% and 10% , then we’re doing something like this: $50 – 20% = $50 – $10 = $40 . Then $40 – 10% = $40 – $4 = $36 .

## How do you calculate a discount?

**How to calculate a discount**

- Convert the percentage to a decimal. Represent the discount percentage in decimal form. …
- Multiply the original price by the decimal. …
- Subtract the discount from the original price. …
- Round the original price. …
- Find 10% of the rounded number. …
- Determine “10s” …
- Estimate the discount. …
- Account for 5%

## How do you find the original price after 2 discounts?

To find the actual discount, **multiply the discount rate by the original amount ‘x’**. To find the sale price, subtract the actual discount from the original amount ‘x’ and equate this to given sale price. Solve the equation and find the original amount ‘x’.

## How do I calculate a discount percentage?

**How do I calculate discount in percentages?**

- Subtract the final price from the original price.
- Divide this number by the original price.
- Finally, multiply the result by 100.
- You’ve obtained a discount in percentages. How awesome!

## What is 10% out of 500?

Percentage Calculator: What is 10 percent of 500? = **50**.

## How do you take 20% off a price?

**How do I take 20 % off a price?**

- Take the original price.
- Divide the original price by 5.
- Alternatively, divide the original price by 100 and multiply it by 20.
- Subtract this new number from the original one.
- The number you calculated is the discounted value.
- Enjoy your savings!

## How do you find the reverse percentage?

**Reverse percentages**

- Either add/subtract the percentage given in the problem from 100% to determine what percentage we have.
- Find 1% by dividing by percentage found in previous step.
- Find 100% (original amount) by multiplying your answer in step 2 by 100.

## What’s the original price after discount?

This calculation helps you to find the original price after a percentage decrease. Subtract the discount from 100 to get the percentage of the original price. **Multiply the final price by 100**. Divide by the percentage in Step One.

## What is the original price if the percent of discount is 25% and the sale price is $40?

You will **pay $30** for a item with original price of $40 when discounted 25%. In this example, if you buy an item at $40 with 25% discount, you will pay 40 – 10 = 30 dollars.

## How do you figure out an interest rate?

**How to calculate interest rate**

- Step 1: To calculate your interest rate, you need to know the interest formula I/Pt = r to get your rate. …
- I = Interest amount paid in a specific time period (month, year etc.)
- P = Principle amount (the money before interest)
- t = Time period involved.
- r = Interest rate in decimal.

## How do you calculate 70 percent off?

In this example, if you buy an item at $100 with 70% discount, you will pay 100 – 70 = **30 dollars**.

## What is 15% out of 500?

Percentage Calculator: What is 15 percent of 500? = **75**.

## What percentage is 20 out of 500?

Convert fraction (ratio) 20 / 500 Answer: **4%**

## What number is 90% of 500?

Percentage Calculator: What is 90 percent of 500.? = **450**.