# What is 20% off 40 Dollars

**$40**, when discounted

**20**percent, will cost

**$32**

The easiest way of calculating discount is, in this case, to multiply the normal price $40 by 20 then divide it by one hundred. So, the **discount** is equal to $8. To calculate the **sales price**, simply deduct the discount of $8 from the original price $40 then get $32 as the sales price.

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

To calculate percent off use the following equations:

Here are the solutions to the questions stated above:

### 1) What is 20 percent (%) off $40?

Using the formula one and replacing the given values:

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

Amount Saved = 40 x 20 / 100

Amount Saved = 800 / 100

Amount Saved = $8 (answer)

In other words, a 20% discount for an item with original price of $40 is equal to $8 (Amount Saved).

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

Supose Have you received a ROBLOX promotional code of 20 percent of discount. If the price is $40 what is the sales price:

### 2) How much to pay for an item of $40 when discounted 20 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 = 40 - 8

Sale Price = $32 (answer)

This means, the cost of the item to you is $32.

You will pay $32 for an item with original price of $40 when discounted 20%. In other words, if you buy an item at $40 with 20% discounts, you pay $40 - 8 = $32

Supose Have you received a amazon promo code of 8. If the price is $40 what was the amount saved in percent:

### 3) 8 is what percent off $40?

Using the formula two and replacing the given values:

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

8 = 40 x Discount % / 100

8 / 40 = Discount % /100

100 x 8 / 40 = Discount %

800 / 40 = Discount %, or

Discount % = 20 (answer)

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