# What is 5% off 3 Pounds

**£3**, when discounted

**5**percent, will cost

**£2.85**

The easiest way of calculating discount is, in this case, to multiply the normal price £3 by 5 then divide it by one hundred. So, the **discount** is equal to £0.15. To calculate the **sales price**, simply deduct the discount of $0.15 from the original price £3 then get £2.85 as the sales price.

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## 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 5 percent (%) off £3?

Using the formula one and replacing the given values:

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

Amount Saved = 3 x 5 / 100

Amount Saved = 15 / 100

Amount Saved = $0.15 (answer)

In other words, a 5% discount for an item with original price of £3 is equal to £0.15 (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 £3 what is the sales price:

### 2) How much to pay for an item of £3 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 = 3 - 0.15

Sale Price = £2.85 (answer)

This means, the cost of the item to you is £2.85.

You will pay £2.85 for an item with original price of £3 when discounted 5%. In other words, if you buy an item at £3 with 5% discounts, you pay £3 - 0.15 = £2.85

Supose Have you received a amazon promo code of 0.15. If the price is £3 what was the amount saved in percent:

### 3) 0.15 is what percent off £3?

Using the formula two and replacing the given values:

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

0.15 = 3 x Discount % / 100

0.15 / 3 = Discount % /100

100 x 0.15 / 3 = Discount %

15 / 3 = Discount %, or

Discount % = 5 (answer)

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