Lesson 7: Calculating Discounts
Operations with Decimals and Percentages Unit Plan - Year 5 and Year 6 | Lesson 7 | 60 minutes
A 60 minute lesson in which students will calculate percentage discounts of 10%, 25% and 50%.
Common Core State Standards alignment
Grade 6 > Standards for Mathematical Practice > Ratios & Proportional Relationships > Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems > CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.RP.A.3 > CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.RP.A.3.C
Find a percent of a quantity as a rate per 100 (e.g., 30% of a quantity means 30/100 times the quantity); solve problems involving finding the whole, given a part and the percent.