# A bicycle is originally priced at $80. The store owner gives a discount and the bicycle is now priced at$60. How do you enter the percentage discount or the cost of the bicycle?

Jul 2, 2018

color(indigo)("Discount percentage " = 25%

#### Explanation:

"Original or Cost price " C = $80 "Sale Price " S =$ 60

"Discount " = D = C - S = 80 - 60 = $20 $\text{Discount percentage } = \left(\frac{C - S}{C}\right) \cdot 100\$

"Discount percentage " = ((80 - 60)/80 ) * 100 = 25%

Jul 2, 2018

% 25
(80-60)/80=20/80=1/4=% 25