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1. If something is £139.99 and I get a 10% discount, how much would the price be?
2. (Original post by Unregistered)
If something is £139.99 and I get a 10% discount, how much would the price be?
£126
3. Thanks
4. (Original post by Unregistered)
Thanks
5. (Original post by ZJuwelH)
£126
or even 125.99
6. (Original post by DanMushMan)
or even 125.99
actually it's exactly £126
7. No it isn't.
8. (Original post by mik1a)
No it isn't.
I agree.
10% of £139.99 is £13.999 which has to be rounded off to two decimal places.*
So, the discount is exactly £14.00.
The original price less the discount gives £139.99 - £14.00 = £125.99

*Actually it is up to individual store policy whether any discount is to be rounded off, rounded up or rounded down.
9. £129.991, but since we don't have tenth-pennies, I guess the store will be losing 0.1p

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