# You are offered an item for $17.85. If the seller states he normally sells the same item for $19.95, what percent discount is he offering you?

##### 1 Answer

May 25, 2018

9.5 percent discount

#### Explanation:

We will subtract the 2 numbers first to see the result. That is 19.95-17.85=2.1. Then we are going to divide 19.95 with 2.1