How much is a 20 percent discount on 40.75?
The discount of 20 percent on 40.75 will be 8.15, while the final price is 32.60.
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How to figure out a 20 percent discount on 40.75 - Step-by-Step
Problem: Calculate the exact sale price of an item originally priced at $40.75 and now has a 0.20% discount. See, below, how to solve it in three steps.
Step 1 - Convert the percentage discount to a decimal
Imagine the percent number with a decimal to the right of the last digit, then, move the decimal point two places to the left.
20% = 20.00% = 0.20
Step 2 - Multiply the price before the discount by the decimal
You will find the discount, or what value is being taken off the price before the discount. You can use a calculator to do it.
40.75 × 0.20 = 8.15 (discount)
Step 3 - Subtract the discount from the price before the discount
Subtracting the discount from the price before the discount will give you the sale price of the item. So,
40.75 - 8.15 = 32.60 (discount savings amount)
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