Enter the sale price ($) and the discount (%) into the List Price Calculator. The calculator will evaluate and display the List Price. 

List Price Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the List Price. 

LP = SP / (1-D/100)

  • Where LP is the List Price ($)
  • SP is the sale price ($) 
  • D is the discount (%) 

How to Calculate List Price?

The following example problems outline how to calculate List Price.

Example Problem #1:

  1. First, determine the sale price ($). 
    1. The sale price ($) is given as: 45.
  2. Next, determine the discount (%). 
    1. The discount (%) is provided as: 6.
  3. Finally, calculate the List Price using the equation above: 

LP = SP / (1-D/100)

The values given above are inserted into the equation below:

LP = 45 / (1-6/100) = 47.872 ($)


Example Problem #2: 

For this problem, the variables needed are provided below:

sale price ($) = 75

discount (%) = 3

This example problem is a test of your knowledge on the subject. Use the calculator above to check your answer. 

LP = SP / (1-D/100) = ?