# Discount Calculator

This Discount calculator lets you find the reduced price and the amount of money you save. You can also do it in reverse and calculate the discount itself or the original price. As a shopper, 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 can use it in all sorts of situations. As a sales person you might want find out what your sale 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 the formula for discount is.

## How to calculate discount and sale price?

Just follow these few simple steps:

- Get 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. Commission fCommission calculator works the other way around - it determines the salesman's bonus for selling a product. 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.