# How much is a 50 percent discount on 84.87?

The discount of 50 percent on 84.87 will be 42.44, while the final price is 42.44.

### Inputs:

Price before the discount: \$
Discount: %

### Results:

Discount:

Price after discount:

## How to figure out a 50 percent discount on 84.87 - Step-by-Step

Problem: Calculate the exact sale price of an item originally priced at \$84.87 and now has a 0.50% 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.

50% = 50.00% = 0.50

### 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.

84.87 × 0.50 = 42.44 (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,

84.87 - 42.44 = 42.44 (discount savings amount)

## Discount Formulas

To calculate discount, as explained above, is easy by using the following equations:

Discount = Price Before the Discount × Discount % / 100

Final Price = Price Before the Discount - Discount