Smart consumers know how to spot a bargain. Knowing how to figure out the discounts on products and services help students become smart consumers. Since businesses often use percentages to indicate the amount of savings, being able to easily convert a percent into a decimal and calculate the sale price or special offer is a very useful life-skill.
These colorful, engaging worksheets in this book will give students plenty of practice calculating discounts.
Level 1 activities use simple, familiar percentages to represent various discount amounts from 10% to 65%. Each worksheet has photos of different categories of products and services. The simple, visually appealing layouts make it easy for students to identify the product or service and its price and then figure out the amount of the discount and the sale price or special offer.
Skills needed are being able to convert percentages into decimals, multiplying and subtracting money in the hundreds and thousands. These answers do not require any rounding.