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# Crazy Clothing Discounts

Description

This worksheet gives students the opportunity to consolidate their discount calculating abilities by finding the discounts on clothing items. This worksheet is a part of a unit that was created to introduce students to the skills involved in calculating percentage discounts.

Lesson Structure
• Individual Activity
• Rotations / Group Work
• Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

AC9M6N07 9

Solve problems that require finding a familiar fraction, decimal or percentage of a quantity, including percentage discounts, choosing efficient calculation strategies and using digital tools where appropriate

AC9M6N08 9

Approximate numerical solutions to problems involving rational numbers and percentages, including financial contexts, using appropriate estimation strategies

ACMNA132 8.4

Investigate and calculate percentage discounts of 10%, 25% and 50% on sale items, with and without digital technologies

VCMNA213

Find a simple fraction of a quantity where the result is a whole number, with and without digital technologies

VCMNA218

Investigate and calculate percentage discounts of 10%, 25% and 50% on sale items, with and without digital technologies

VCMNA214

Add and subtract decimals, with and without digital technologies, and use estimation and rounding to check the reasonableness of answers

MA3-1WM old

Describes and represents mathematical situations in a variety of ways using mathematical terminology and some conventions

MA3-2WM old

Selects and applies appropriate problem- solving strategies, including the use of digital technologies, in undertaking investigations

MA3-3WM old

Gives a valid reason for supporting one possible solution over another

MA3-7NA old

Compares, orders and calculates with fractions, decimals and percentages

MA3-RN-01 new

Applies an understanding of place value and the role of zero to represent the properties of numbers

MA3-RN-02 new

Compares and orders decimals up to 3 decimal places

MA3-RN-03 new

Determines percentages of quantities, and finds equivalent fractions and decimals for benchmark percentage values

MA3-AR-01 new

Selects and applies appropriate strategies to solve addition and subtraction problems

MA3-MR-01 new

Selects and applies appropriate strategies to solve multiplication and division problems

MA3-MR-02 new

Constructs and completes number sentences involving multiplicative relations, applying the order of operations to calculations

MA3-RQF-01 new

Compares and orders fractions with denominators of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 10

MA3-RQF-02 new

Determines 1/2, 1/4, 1/5 and 1/10 of measures and quantities

MA3-GM-02 new

Selects and uses the appropriate unit and device to measure lengths and distances including perimeters