How much is a 40 percent discount on 85.99?
The discount of 40 percent on 85.99 will be 34.40, while the final price is 51.59.
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How to figure out a 40 percent discount on 85.99 - Step-by-Step
Problem: Calculate the exact sale price of an item originally priced at $85.99 and now has a 0.40% 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.
40% = 40.00% = 0.40
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.
85.99 × 0.40 = 34.40 (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,
85.99 - 34.40 = 51.59 (discount savings amount)
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