# What is the sale price of a cell phone that is on sale for 15% off if the regular price is $75?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 25, 2016

Sale price is

#### Explanation:

There are 3 different ways to decrease a number by a given percent. Choose the method you find easiest to understand.

**1. Find #15%# and subtract it from the regular price.**

=

Sale price =

**2. Find 85% of the regular price.**

If

=

**3. Write the amounts as direct proportion**

"If $75 is 100%, how much will 85% be"?