Solving Percent Problems II

Fill in the blanks to find the best discount! Groups complete a table of amounts and percents associated with sale items. Classmates then find the original cost, sale cost, discount amount, paid percent, or the discount percent based upon the information provided in the table. The activity is number 28 in a series of 29 for the unit.

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CCSS: Designed
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Instructional Ideas
  • Lead a discussion on what values are needed to find the percent discount and how to determine those values
Classroom Considerations
  • Individuals must be comfortable solving basic percent problems like finding the whole, the part, or the percent
  • Pupils should know how to round to the nearest cent
Pros
  • Contains an exit ticket to check for understanding
  • Encourages the discussion of different methods that can be used to solve discount problems
Cons
  • The description of the classroom exercises is not totally accurate but does not keep it from being done
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