# Surf for More Math

## 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.