# If an item is originally priced at $212, and is discounted by 39%, what is the new price?

##### 2 Answers

May 2, 2018

129.32$ x tax rate

#### Explanation:

If you want 39% of 212 you have to multiply it by 0.39.

That means that 82.68$ of the item's price is being taken off.

So now subtract 82.68 from the total amount (212).

Then, if you want to add taxes, just multiply 129.32 by 1.**. Where the stars represent your local tax rates.

You're done!

May 2, 2018

129.32$

#### Explanation:

To find the new price, we must subtract the discount. The discount is

The new price is the (old price - the discount)