# Discount Calculator

This discount calculator allows you to find the reduced price of a product and the amount of money you save. You can also use it for the reverse and calculate the size of the discount or the original price. As a shopper, you it also functions as a sale price calculator to help you negotiate the price. Got a coupon? Find out what the final price will be after you factor in that 15% off discount that you have. These are just a few of the situations this calculator will help you with. If you are on the other side of these transactions, that is you are a sales person, you might want find out what your sale price will be (our profit margin with discount or markdown calculator may also be handy). Read on to find out how to calculate discount and what the discount formula is.

## How to calculate discount and sale price?

Just follow these few simple steps:

- Find the original price (for example
`$90`

) - Get the the discount percentage (for example
`20%`

) - Calculate the savings:
`20% of $90 = $18`

- Subtract the savings from the original price to get the sale price:
`$90 - $18 = $72`

- You're all set!

## Discount formula

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

`discounted_price = original_price - (original_price * discount / 100)`

## Other considerations

Depending on your needs, our sale price calculator goes well with our double and triple discount calculators. The commission calculator works the other way around - it determines the salesman's bonus for selling a product. Finally, the percent off calculator does... the same thing, but some people use different wording and are more likely to find it this way.