# SOLUTION: If the regular price is \$83 and the sale price is \$78.85 what is the discount rate

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 Question 82191: If the regular price is \$83 and the sale price is \$78.85 what is the discount rate Found 2 solutions by stanbon, scott8148:Answer by stanbon(57219)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!If the regular price is \$83 and the sale price is \$78.85 what is the discount rate -------- 1st: Find out the AMOUNT of discount: 83-78.85 = 4.15 2nd: Convert that amount to percent of the regular price: 4.15/83= 0.0488 or 4.88% ========== Cheers, Stan H. Answer by scott8148(6628)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!the discount rate is the percentage of the regular price that the discount represents in this case discount is \$83-\$78.85 or \$4.15 ... the rate is 4.15/83 or 5%