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Percentages can you tell me how much an item that is £14.99 with 10% off will cost please

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Hi! There is an easy way to work this out.

100% of 14.99 is 14.99 (14.99 / 14.99 = 1)

So therefore 10% is a tenth of 1, which is 0.1

If you multiply 14.99 x 0.1 you get 1.499 (let's say 1.50)

Therefore you get 1.50 off the price. So with your 10% discount the item is now 13.49. If it helps knock off the odd penny and work to the nearest pound. 10% of 15 quid is 1.50 so the new price is 13.50. Easier to work out in your head when talking to the salesman...

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