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CHAPTER 4: PERCENTS

Lesson 6: Solve Problems by Changing Your Point of View

Use these interactive activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about percents. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.

Goal
Solve problems by looking at a situation in different ways.

Builds Upon
Student Book pages 170–173

 

Instructions for Use

Commission allows students to practice solving problems involving percent commissions.

Read the introduction and scroll down to the “Practice” box. Click “Start” to get a problem. Try solving each problem in two different ways.

Make sure you type your answer in the correct format.

The activity will keep track of how many correct answers you give.

 

Discount allows students to practice solving problems involving percent discounts.

Read the introduction and scroll down to the “Practice” box. Click “Start” to get a problem. Try solving each problem in two different ways.

Make sure you type your answer in the correct format.

The activity will keep track of how many correct answers you give.

 

Mark-up allows students to practice solving problems involving percent mark-ups.

Read the introduction and scroll down to the “Practice” box. Click “Start” to get a problem. Try solving each problem in two different ways.

Make sure you type your answer in the correct format.

The activity will keep track of how many correct answers you give.

 

Sales Tax allows students to practice solving problems involving sales tax.

Read the introduction and scroll down to the “Practice” box. Click “Start” to get a problem. Try solving each problem in two different ways.

Make sure you type your answer in the correct format.

The activity will keep track of how many correct answers you give.

 

Price with Sales Tax allows students to practice solving problems involving total price including sales tax.

Read the introduction and scroll down to the “Practice” box. Click “Start” to get a problem. Try solving each problem in two different ways.

Make sure you type your answer in the correct format.

The activity will keep track of how many correct answers you give.

 

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