Discount calculator lets you find out the reduced price and the amount of money you save. You can also do it the other way around and calculate the discount itself or the original price. As a buyer, you may use it as a sale price calculator to negotiate the price or find out what the final price will be after you factor in that 15% price off coupon that you have. You may use it in all sorts of situations - as a sales person to find out what your price may be (also check out the profit margin with discount or markdown calculator). Read on to find out how to calculate discount and what's the formula for discount.

How to calculate discount and sale price?

Just follow these few simple steps:

  1. get the original price (for example $90)
  2. get the the discount percentage (for example 20%)
  3. calculate the savings: 20% of $90 = $18
  4. subtract the savings from the original price to get the sale price: $90 - $18 = $72
  5. you're all set!

Discount formula

The formula for discount is exactly the same as percentage decrease formula:

discounted_price = original_price - original_price * discount / 100

Other considerations

Depending on your needs, sale price calculator goes well with our double and triple discount calculators. Commission calculator works the other way around - it increases the base price by adding salesman's bonus. And finally, the percent off calculator does... the same thing, but some people use different wording and are more likely to find it this way.

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Discount Calculator - Find Out the Sale Price