# What is 5% off 240 Dollars

An item that costs \$240, when discounted 5 percent, will cost \$228

The easiest way of calculating discount is, in this case, to multiply the normal price \$240 by 5 then divide it by one hundred. So, the discount is equal to \$12. To calculate the sales price, simply deduct the discount of \$12 from the original price \$240 then get \$228 as the sales price.

### Inputs:?Please change values of the two first boxes of the calculator below to get answers to any combination of values. See details on how to calculate discounts, as well as, our discount calculator below to figure out discounts and the discounted prices of any item.

Original Price of the Item: \$

Discount Percent (% off): %

### Results:

Amount Saved (Discount): \$

Sale / Discounted Price: \$

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

To calculate percent off use the following equations:

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

Here are the solutions to the questions stated above:

### 1) What is 5 percent (%) off \$240?

Using the formula one and replacing the given values:

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

Amount Saved = 240 x 5 / 100

Amount Saved = 1200 / 100

In other words, a 5% discount for an item with original price of \$240 is equal to \$12 (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 5 percent of discount. If the price is \$240 what is the sales price:

### 2) How much to pay for an item of \$240 when discounted 5 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 = 240 - 12

This means, the cost of the item to you is \$228.

You will pay \$228 for an item with original price of \$240 when discounted 5%. In other words, if you buy an item at \$240 with 5% discounts, you pay \$240 - 12 = \$228

Supose Have you received a amazon promo code of 12. If the price is \$240 what was the amount saved in percent:

### 3) 12 is what percent off \$240?

Using the formula two and replacing the given values:

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

12 = 240 x Discount % / 100

12 / 240 = Discount % /100

100 x 12 / 240 = Discount %

1200 / 240 = Discount %, or

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