# 50% off 170

**$170**, when discounted

**50**percent, will cost

**$85**

The easiest way of calculating discount is, in this case, to multiply the normal price $170 by 50 then divide it by one hundred. So, the **discount** is equal to $85. To calculate the **sales price**, simply deduct the discount of $85 from the original price $170 then get $85 as the sales price.

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## How to Calculate Discounts - Step-by-Step Solution

To calculate percent off use the following equations:

Here are the solutions to the questions stated above:

### 1) What is 50 percent (%) off $170?

Using the formula one and replacing the given values:

Amount Saved = Original Price x Discount % / 100. So,

Amount Saved = 170 x 50 / 100

Amount Saved = 8500 / 100

Amount Saved = $85 (answer)

In other words, a 50% discount for an item with original price of $170 is equal to $85 (Amount Saved).

Note that to find the amount saved, just multiply it by the percentage and divide by 100.

Supose Have you received a ROBLOX promotional code of 50 percent of discount. If the price is $170 what is the sales price:

### 2) How much to pay for an item of $170 when discounted 50 percent (%)? What is item's sale price?

Using the formula two and replacing the given values:

Sale Price = Original Price - Amount Saved. So,

Sale Price = 170 - 85

Sale Price = $85 (answer)

This means, the cost of the item to you is $85.

You will pay $85 for an item with original price of $170 when discounted 50%. In other words, if you buy an item at $170 with 50% discounts, you pay $170 - 85 = $85

Supose Have you received a amazon promo code of 85. If the price is $170 what was the amount saved in percent:

### 3) 85 is what percent off $170?

Using the formula two and replacing the given values:

Amount Saved = Original Price x Discount % /100. So,

85 = 170 x Discount % / 100

85 / 170 = Discount % /100

100 x 85 / 170 = Discount %

8500 / 170 = Discount %, or

Discount % = 50 (answer)

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