|Discount is a decrease in the price of an item. |
To find the sale price of an item:
1. Find the amount of the discount.
2. Subtract the discount from the original price.
Example: If a discount on an article is 25% and is priced at 200. What was the original price?
Example: The regular price of a pair of sneakers is $40. The sale price is 25% off the regular price. What is the sale price?
Sales tax and tips are amounts that are added to the price of a purchase. Sales tax and tips are usually calculated using a percent of the purchase price.
Example: Ann goes to store to buy some dog food that costs $8.50. There is a 6% sales tax. What is the total amount she paid to the store?
Example: Kim goes to a restaurant and orders a meal that costs $12. She leaves a 20% tip. The sales tax is 5%. What is the total cost of the meal?
Example: : Sam and Kim's meal costs $16.18. They want to leave a tip of about 20%. How much tip should they leave?
Directions: Solve the following. Also write at least 10 examples of your own.