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42 percent off 500

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How to calculate 42 percent-off $500. How to figure out percentages off a price. Using this calculator you will find that the amount after the discount is $290. To find any discount, just use our Discount Calculator above.

Using this calculator you can find the discount value and the discounted price of an item. It is helpfull to answer questions like:

Percent-off Formulas

To calculate discount it is ease by using the following formulas:

(a) Amount Saved = Orig. Price x Discount % / 100
(b) Sale Price = Orig. Price - Amount Saved

How to calculate 42 Percent-off

Now, let's solve the questions stated above:

FAQs on Percent-off

What's 42 percent-off $500?

Replacing the given values in formula (a) we have:

Amount Saved = Original Price x Discount in Percent / 100. So,

Amount Saved = 500 x 42 / 100

Amount Saved = 21000 / 100

Amount Saved = $210 (answer).

In other words, a 42% discount for a item with original price of $500 is equal to $210 (Amount Saved).

Note that to find the amount saved, just multiply it by the percentage and divide by 100.

What's the final price of an item of $500 when discounted $210?

Using the formula (b) and replacing the given values:

Sale Price = Original Price - Amount Saved. So,

Sale Price = 500 - 210

Sale Price = $290 (answer).

This means the cost of the item to you is $290.

You will pay $290 for a item with original price of $500 when discounted 42%.

In this example, if you buy an item at $500 with 42% discount, you will pay 500 - 210 = 290 dollars.

210 is what percent off 500 dollars?

Using the formula (b) and replacing given values:

Amount Saved = Original Price x Discount in Percent /100. So,

210 = 500 x Discount in Percent / 100

210 / 500 = Discount in Percent /100

100 x 210 / 500 = Discount in Percent

21000 / 500 = Discount in Percent, or

Discount in Percent = 42 (answer).

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