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Students learn basic consumer money math.

 

 


PERCENTAGES AND MONEY:
CALCULATING A SALES PRICE

Students will learn to calculate a sale price.


Teaching Objectives:

  • Students will learn to calculate a discount.
  • Students will then apply that discount to find a sale price.

Suggested Grades:

Fifth Grade - Sixth Grade - Seventh Grade - Eighth Grade

 
 

 

CALCULATING A SALES PRICE LESSON PLAN

 


Teaching Materials

  • Lesson - Calculating a Sales Price Lesson (see below for printable lesson).


Lesson Excerpt:

To calculate a sales price, you first have to calculate the amount of a discount.

Do you remember how to calculate a discount?

If you know the original price of an object and the % of the discount, then you can calculate the discount off of the original price.
Let’s look at an example.

Example:
John is buying a new guitar.  The original price is $65.00.  It has been marked 15% off.  What is the amount of the discount?

To work on this problem, we can write this another way.
            What is 15% of 65?

Next, we need to write an equation.
            “What is” becomes x =
            15% becomes a decimal .15
            “of” means to multiply

Now we can write an equation.

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CALCULATING A SALES PRICE

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