Now that we know the formula, let’s practice using it to find a 10 percent discount when the original price for an item is $14. So, a 10 percent discount off of $14 gives you a discount of **$1.40**.

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## What is 10% off?

Figuring the Discount

While 10 percent of any amount is the amount multiplied by 0.1, an easier way to calculate 10 percent is to **divide the amount by 10**. So, 10 percent of $18.40, divided by 10, equates to $1.84.

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## How much is 10% off an item?

Taking 10 percent off a number changes depending on the original number: **Divide your number by 10.** **Subtract this new number from your original number**. You’ve taken 10 percent off!

## How do you calculate percentage off money?

## How do you calculate 10 percent discount in Excel?

## How do you take 20% off a price?

First, convert the percentage discount to a decimal. A 20 percent discount is 0.20 in decimal format. Secondly, **multiply the decimal discount by the price of the item to determine the savings in dollars**. For example, if the original price of the item equals $24, you would multiply 0.2 by $24 to get $4.80.

## How do you calculate a percentage off a price in Excel?

- First, divide the discounted price by the original price. …
- Subtract this result from 1. …
- On the Home tab, in the Number group, click the percentage symbol to apply a Percentage format.

## How do I take percentage off in Excel?

Tip: You can also multiply the column to subtract a percentage. To subtract 15%, **add a negative sign in front of the percentage, and subtract the percentage from 1, using the formula =1-n%, in which n is the percentage**. To subtract 15%, use =1-15% as the formula.

## How do you take 20% off in Excel?

## How do you work out 60 Off a price?

- Multiply number of items at list price, by list price: 3*20 = 60.
- You are paying $60 and you’ll get 4 items.
- The discount price for each item is 60/4 = $15.
- With the formula: (3*20) / 4 = …
- Buying 4 for 3 at $20 each means you’ll spend $60 for 4 items; the per item discounted price is $15.

## How do you subtract a percentage from a percent?

To subtract any percentage from a number, simply **multiply that number by the percentage you want to remain**. In other words, multiply by 100 percent minus the percentage you want to subtract, in decimal form. To subtract 20 percent, multiply by 80 percent (0.8).