Percentage Concepts

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Introduction to Percentage.

A car dealership pays a wholesale price of $12,000 to purchase a vehicle.

The car dealership wants to make a 32% profit.

During a special sales event, the dealership offers a 10% discount off of the retail price.

This car dealership pays the salesperson a bonus for selling the car equal to 6.5% of the sale price.

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Match Cards with Descriptors.

(1). Below are a set of cards. Match a situation with a descriptor. For each match, explain your reasoning.

(2). Below are a set of cards. Match a situation with a descriptor. For each match, explain your reasoning.

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Fractions as Percents.

You can change from to if you want to choose your own fractions.

  • Find the percent that is equivalent to the fraction.​
  • Click on   to choose the percent from the list. Use the up and down arrows on your keyboard for a faster scroll.
  • If your answer is not a whole number, click on to choose the approximation sign.
  • Click on to verify your answer, and then click on to continue.

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Lin is shopping for a couch with her dad and hears him ask the salesperson, “How much is your commission?” The salesperson says that her commission is  of the selling price.

(1). How much commission will the salesperson earn by selling a couch for $495?

(2). How much money will the store get from the sale of the couch?

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