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Discount Dice

Discount Dice
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Description

Discount Dice is an exciting activity that adds an element of fun to learning about discounts. In this engaging exercise, students roll two specially created dice—one displaying percentages and the other showing dollar amounts. They then use their mathematical skills to calculate the discount and the final price.
 

Suitable for
  • Fast Finishers
  • Relief Teachers
  • Parents
Lesson Structure
  • Individual Activity
  • Rotations / Group Work
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

ACMNA127 8.4

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

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

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-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

Differentiation

Modifications

Use the included blank dice template to create your own amounts and percentages.
 

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