Discount Calculator

LAST UPDATE: September 24th, 2020


Definition – What is a discount?

A discount calculates the price after a certain percentage off.

Many stores list the regular price of an item and a discount (such as 25% off).

The discount is the amount that is saved from the original price.

The discounted price is the final price after the discount is applied.

Formula – How to calculate a discount

Discount =Starting Price x (Percent Off / 100%)

Discounted Price = Starting Price – Discount


A product with an original price of $50 is selling for 25% off.

Discount = $50 x (25%/100%) = $50 x 0.25 = $12.50

Discounted Price = $50 – $12.50 = $37.50

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