# Tag Archives: calculating percentages

## Applied Percents – Loss

Image Source: http://charlesandhudson.com In a previous lesson we looked at how Retailers place “Mark Ups” on items so that they can make a Profit on the sale. It is important that you have viewed this lesson before doing the contents … Continue reading

## Percentage Discounts

Image Source: http://www.dobi.nu The above TShirts were made by the very talented designer Rob Dobi. You can buy Rob’s TShirts for around \$20 each online at the following link : http://www.merchline.com/fullbleed/ Let’s say that our favorite clothes shop is having … Continue reading

## Finding Percentage Amounts Using Decimals

Image Source: http://www.concordextra.co The above 45 gram Chocolate Bar contains 25% Sugar. How many Grams of Sugar are in this “Kit Kat” bar ? Using Percentages, we know that Percent means /100, and so we can set up: Grams of … Continue reading

## Percentage of Amount Using Fractions

Image Source: http://cdn.sheknows.com Let’s say we are making a Car Loan repayment, and we want to find the value of 10% of \$200. We are interested in doing this because our weekly Car Loan Payment is \$200 plus 10% Interest. … Continue reading

## Calculating Percentages

Image Source: http://1.bp.blogspot.com In this lesson we are Calculating One Amount of Another, as a Percentage. In the above picture, we have a number of student leaders dressed in their House Colours. What percentage of the students are in Green … Continue reading