# Discounts

Discounts

Olivia: Hey! Mom. What does discount mean?
Mom: Look this frock. Its price is $10 and we are getting it for$8

## Interactive Questions on Discount

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## 1. What discount means?

Discount is the amount reduced from the list price of a commodity before selling it.

## 2. How do you calculate a discount?

We can calculate the discount by subtracting the selling price from the list price.

## 3. What is the discounted rate?

It is the percentage by which list price is reduced before selling.

## 4. What is the formula for the discount rate?

The formula for discount rate is: \begin{align}\text{Discount rate}&=\left(\frac{\text{discount}}{\text{list  price}} \times 100 \right)\text{%}\end{align}

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