# 30 percent off 55000

An item that costs **$55000**, when discounted **30** percent, will cost **$38500**. The easiest way of calculating discount is, in this case, to multiply the normal price $55000 by 30 then divide it by one hundred. So, the **discount** is equal to $16500. To calculate the **sales price**, simply deduct the discount of $16500 from the original price $55000 then get $38500 as the sales price.

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## How to Calculate Discounts - Step-by-Step Solution

To calculate percent off use the following equations:

Amount Saved = Original Price x Discount % / 100 (1)

Sale Price = Original Price - Amount Saved (2)

Here are the solutions to the questions stated above:

### 1) What is 30 percent (%) off $55000?

Using the formula one and replacing the given values:

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

Amount Saved = 55000 x 30 / 100

Amount Saved = 1650000 / 100

Amount Saved = $16500 (answer)

In other words, a 30% discount for an item with original price of $55000 is equal to $16500 (Amount Saved).

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

### 2) How much to pay for an item of $55000 when discounted 30 percent (%)? What is item's sale price?

Using the formula two and replacing the given values:

Sale Price = Original Price - Amount Saved. So,

Sale Price = 55000 - 16500

Sale Price = $38500 (answer)

This means, the cost of the item to you is $38500.

You will pay $38500 for an item with original price of $55000 when discounted 30%. In other words, if you buy an item at $55000 with 30% discounts, you pay $55000 - 16500 = $38500

### 3) 16500 is what percent off $55000?

Using the formula two and replacing the given values:

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

16500 = 55000 x Discount % / 100

16500 / 55000 = Discount % /100

100 x 16500 / 55000 = Discount %

1650000 / 55000 = Discount %, or

Discount % = 30 (answer)

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