# The regular price of a new mountain bike is 245.00 This week the bike is on sale for 15 percent off What is the amount of the discount?

36.75

### What is the original price with a 20 percent discount you get 249.99?

$312.49 ; here's how: You have original price is 100%, final price = original price - discount amount, and discount amount = original price * discount percent. So Final price = original price - original price * discount percent = (Original price)*(100 % - discount percent). 249.99 = P0 * (100%-20%) = P0 * (0.80) ---> P0 = 249.99 / 0.80 = 312.4875

### How do you find the percent off given the sale and regular price?

First, find the amount of the discount Example: $299.95 - $179.99 = $119.96 2. Next, use this percent equation to find the percent discount. Words: $119.96 is what percent of $299.95? Variable: Let n represent the percent. Equation: $119.96 = n times $299.95 $119.96 = n times $299.95|Write the Equation 0.40 = n|Divide each side by $299.95 The Percent of discount is about 40% -gh500

### How do you take a percent off of a dollar amount?

One way: -- Subtract the discount percent number from 100 . -- Multiply the result by the dollar amount. -- Divide the result by 100 . -- The result is the discounted amount. =============================== Another way: -- Multiply the dollar amount by the discount percent number. -- Divide the result by 100 . -- Subtract the result from the original dollar amount. -- The result is the discounted amount.