Posted by **Anwar** on Monday, April 18, 2011 at 7:31pm.

A stereo system that regularly sells for $240 goes on sale for $192 what is the percent discount

From jumpstart booklet grade 8

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, April 18, 2011 at 7:36pm
You save $48.

48/240 = 0.2 = 20%

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**Anwar**, Monday, April 18, 2011 at 7:38pm
thanks

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, April 18, 2011 at 7:39pm
You're welcome.

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**Anwar**, Monday, April 18, 2011 at 7:40pm
why did u divide by 240

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, April 18, 2011 at 7:53pm
You want to find the percent that the original price is discounted.

If you are the merchant and decide to get rid of these $240 stereo systems, you decide to offer 20% off the original price.

20% of 240 = $48

240 - 48 = 192

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