The basic way to calculate a discount is to multiply the original price by the decimal form of the percentage. To calculate the sale price of an item, subtract the discount from the original price. You can do this using a calculator, or you can round the price and estimate the discount in your head.

## How do you add up discounts?

**Follow the steps below:**

- Convert the percentage to a decimal. Represent the discount percentage in decimal form. …
- Multiply the original price by the decimal. …
- Subtract the discount from the original price. …
- Round the original price. …
- Find 10% of the rounded number. …
- Determine “10s” …
- Estimate the discount. …
- Account for 5%

## How do you calculate a 50 20 discount?

**Sale Price = $40** (answer). This means the cost of the item to you is $40. You will pay $40 for a item with original price of $50 when discounted 20%. In this example, if you buy an item at $50 with 20% discount, you will pay 50 – 10 = 40 dollars.

## How do you add two discounts together?

Please keep in mind that the second discount **is applied to the price AFTER the first discount has been applied**. For example, if the original price was $50 and we have two discounts: 20% and 10% , then we’re doing something like this: $50 – 20% = $50 – $10 = $40 . Then $40 – 10% = $40 – $4 = $36 .

## How do you calculate combined discounts?

If the discounts are applied in sequence, just figure **out what 20% of 70%** is (14%) and add it to the original 30% discount, which will give you a total of 44%. However it’s more likely they’ll just get applied on the original price, making it a 50% discount.

## Which is a better deal on a $39.99 item 50% off original price or 40% off and additional 20% at the register?

because it is things **add** up **$39.99 item**: **50**% **off** = $20; **40**% **off** then **20**% =$19.19; **40**% **off** then **20**% 11. **off** is the **better deal**. **50**% **off** is the **better deal** because you will spend $4.00.

## What is a multiple discount?

**Many organizations offer or receive more than one discount at a time**. For example, you can define that for level one the first discount found is used, and that subsequent levels are used cumulatively. … For each level, you can define an order line discount and an order discount.

## How do you add two percentages together?

How to add percentages together: first, **add the given percentages to 100**. Then convert the percentages to decimals and multiply to the base value. Finally, use the new value and multiply it by the second percentage.

## What is the total discount of two successive 20% and 15% discount?

Solution(By Examveda Team)

Equivalent Discount = 35 – 3 = **32%**.