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?

2 Answers
Jul 2, 2018

Answer:

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

Explanation:

#"Original or Cost price " C = $ 80#

#"Sale Price " S = $ 60#

#"Discount " = D = C - S = 80 - 60 = $ 20#

#"Discount percentage " = ((C - S ) / C) * 100 #

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

Jul 2, 2018

Answer:

#% 25#

Explanation:

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