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Calculating Discounts PowerPoint

PDF, PowerPoint | 21 pages|Grades: 5 - 7

A 21 slide editable PowerPoint template to use when teaching discounts to your students.

This PowerPoint presentation has been designed to teach your students how to calculate simple discounts (10%, 25%, 50%) by converting the discount to either a fraction or a decimal. It covers the following content:

  • an introduction to discounts, including some everyday examples of when discounts may be applied
  • an explanation of how to calculate discounts by converting the discount rate to a fraction
  • an explanation of how to calculate discounts by converting the discount rate to a decimal
  • an explanation of how to calculate sale price by subtracting the discount
  • example questions to be completed as a class
  • review questions for students to complete independently.

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    • Update of PowerPoint template design.

      Change by Stephanie (Teach Starter) Oct 1st, 2020

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