Sales Tax and Discounts: Problem Solving
In this calculating sales tax and discounts worksheet, students solve 5 word problems where they determine the total price of an item based on sales tax rates in three different states.
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Problem Solving Strategy: Solve a Simpler Problem - Reteach 6.6
In this problem solving strategies worksheet, students solve 2 word problems where they use models and the "solve a simpler problem strategy" to help them solve the problem. The problems contain fractions. A detailed example that uses a...
5th - 8th Math
How Do You Figure Out the Price of an Item With Sales Tax?
Sales tax always increases the price of your purchases. How can you figure out how much you'll be paying in full? Teach your class how to figure our their total cost, including sales tax, with this video. Using an example of a pair of...
3 mins 6th - 12th Math
Apply Taxes, Tips, and Discounts Using a Proportion and Scale Factor
Everyone loves a sale, but they need to know how to find the new price with the scale factor and proportions. The scale factor is like the key needed to find that missing piece of the puzzle. Show your learners how to find the scale...
5 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed