# Precents

## Taxes

Precents of a number that is in addition to the original amount .

I had to pay tax on shoes that I purchased from target for \$12.17. Taxes are 6.75 %. Taxes cost me \$0.82 . My total bill was \$12.99 .

## Tips .

Precents of a number that is in addition to the original amount .

I payed a 10% tip for a \$24.00 meal at Steak 'n Shake . 10% of \$24.00 is \$2.40

## Mark up .

Percents of a number that is in addition to the original amount .

i bought a chair from China for \$50.00 . I'm going to sell it for 25% more . So the cost would now be \$55.00

## Discounts

Precents of a number that are a reduction to the original amount .

Walmart is having a 40% off sale . The shirt I want is tagged as a \$34.00 shirt . 40% of 13.60 brings the cost of the shirt down to .. \$20.40

## Commission

A certain precent of a number , it is not an addition or reduction .

My dad let me work with him selling carpet over the summer . I earned a 50% commission on my sales each day . I made \$4,200 each week . So i made \$2,100 each week .