Discount and Sale Price

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Discount and Sale Price Formulas

Finding Discounts and sales prices
The video covers a one-step and a two-step process for finding a sale price, given a percent of discount. It includes four examples.
Find the sale price
(a) Original Price = $49.50, Discount = 30%
(b) Original Price = $1,348.35, Discount = 25%
(c) Original Price = $19.89, Discount = 15%
(d) Original Price = $189.90, Discount = 60%

Calculating Discounts Examples:

  1. With a SPC card you are entitled to 15% savings at Champs. If you are looking at a new pair of Nike basketball shoes that cost $125.99 and you use your SPC card, what is the sale price of the shoes?
  2. Tracey purchased a leather jacket from Danier for $128 on sale, when the regular price was $200. What was the rate of the discount?
  3. The sale price of a used Nintendo DSi after a discount o 20% was $110. What was the regular price of the Nintendo Dsi?

Saving Money with Percents
This lesson teaches how to calculate the sale price of an item by taking a certain percent from the original price.

Percent Word Problems - Sales Tax, Discount, & Finding The Original Price
A sweater that usually costs $45 is on sale for 25% off. What is the sale price?

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