# The day after Valentine's Day , decorations are marked 65% off. If you want to find the cost of a decoration that originally cost $30 , how would you find the sales price?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 14, 2016

The price has been reduced by $19.50, so the sale price is $10.50.

#### Explanation:

There are 2 methods:

**- Find 65% of #$30# and then subtract it.**

Sale price =

**subtract 65% from 100%. Find 35% of**#$30#