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May 22nd, 2013, 01:33 PM   #1
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Hi, this is probably rediculusly simple biut I just cant seem to work it out
How do I work out the percentage of discount from the original price e.g.

T Shirt each = $10.00

X 20 Tshirts each = $ 9.65 a discount of ? %

x 50 T Shirts each = $ 9.00 a discount of ? %

and so on

Any help would be greatly appreciated

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May 22nd, 2013, 02:49 PM   #2
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Re: Discounts

1 - discounted price / normal price is the discount, multiply by 100% to get a percent.
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Re: Discounts

$9 is obviously 9/10 of $10. 1-9/10 = 1/10 or 10%

Now try the harder one.
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$9 is obviously 9/10 of $10. 1-9/10 = 1/10 or 10%

Now try the harder one.
To clarify why CRG and I are not being inconsistent. The discounted price is 90% OF the normal price, which is that same as saying that it is 10% OFF the normal price.
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May 22nd, 2013, 04:32 PM   #5
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Yep thats great

9.65 divided by 10 = 0.965
10 -.965 = 9.035 so 9.03 % ?

But if I get my calculator and go 10 - 9.03 % = I get $ 9.09 not $ 9.65
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Re: Discounts

WHY did you include that commercial link in your original post?
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May 22nd, 2013, 08:28 PM   #7
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Where do you suggest I put this ?
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WHY did you include that commercial link in your original post?
Oh, if you are referring to the web site link then no particular reason, just thought it would give you an idea what and why I am asking
Feel free to remove it, it's not important
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$9 is obviously 9/10 of $10. 1-9/10 = 1/10 or 10%

Now try the harder one.
OK
If The original price is $ 68.65 each
An by buying 50 you get them for $ 12.00 each
What percentage discount is this ?
And how dose one work this out on a calculator ?
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