Percent QR Activity

Explore Percents in the world around you

INSTRUCTIONS:

Scroll down the page to solve real life questions about percentages. Every question in this activity comes from a real coupon printed in the newspaper. Questions are separated by the phrase "ITEM #__." To see the coupon, click where shown.


Questions 1-5 are similar and basic - requiring only a simple computation.


Questions 6 - 12 add some inquiry and interpretation into the computation done.


When you finish, use a QR reader on your phone to check your answer.


If you would like to see all the coupons on one page, scroll to the bottom to find links


DAPHNE STATIONARY COUCH

1. What is a related math “phrase” or equation to find the percent of savings on this sofa?


2. Solve the equation to find the percent of discount. (Round to the nearest whole percent)


SCAN the code above for the DAPHNE Stationary Sofa SOLUTION

HAYES RECLINING COUCH

1. What is a related math “phrase” or equation to find the percent of savings on this sofa?


2. Solve the equation to find the percent of discount. (Round to the nearest whole percent)


SCAN the code above for the HAYES Reclining Sofa SOLUTION

Eclipse LEATHER Reclining Sofa

1. What is a related math “phrase” or equation to find the percent of savings on this sofa?



2. Solve the equation to find the percent of discount. (Round to the nearest whole percent)


SCAN the code above for the ECLIPSE Leather Reclining Sofa SOLUTION

METRO Stationary Couch

1. What is a related math “phrase” or equation to find the percent of savings on this sofa?



2. Solve the equation to find the percent of discount. (Round to the nearest whole percent)


SCAN the code above for the METRO Stationary Sofa SOLUTION

Reese Leather Reclining Sofa

1. What is a related math “phrase” or equation to find the percent of savings on this sofa?



2. Solve the equation to find the percent of discount. (Round to the nearest whole percent)


SCAN the code above for the Reese Leather Reclining Sofa SOLUTION

Kenmore Super Buy Refrigerator

According to this add you save 30% and $400.

1. Is this true? (Is 30% of the regular price really $400?)

2. If you really saved 30% of the regular price, how much would your real CASH saving be?

3. The sale price is really $400 less than the actual price, so what is the real percent of saving?

4. Do you think this is a good ad?


SCAN the code above for the Kenmore Refrigerator SOLUTION

ASUS MeMO Pad Tablet

1.What is the related math “phrase” or equation that describes the percent the new price is compared to the regular price?

2.Solve the equation to find the percent the new price is compared to the original price. (Round to the nearest whole percent)

3.Interpret the meaning of what you found in question 2.


SCAN the code above for the ASUS MeMO Pad SOLUTION

Mask and Snorkel Combo Set

1. What is the cash discount on this item?

2. Write and solve an equation to determine if the cash discount really is 20% savings.

3. Interpret the meaning of what you found in question 2.

4. Is this a good ad?


SCAN the code above for the Mask / Snorkel Combo SOLUTION

ACER Aspire Laptop Computer

1. What is the related math “phrase” or equation that describes the percent the new price is compared to the regular price?

2. Solve the equation to find the percent the new price is compared to the original price. (Round to the nearest whole percent)

3. Interpret the meaning of what you found in question 2.


SCAN the code above for the ACER Aspire Laptop SOLUTION

Kenmore 4 Burner Gas Grill

1. What is the original price of the grill?

2. What is the math phrase to find the percent of savings on the new price compared to the original?

3. Solve question #2 to find the percent of discount on the grill.


SCAN the code above for the Kenmore Grill SOLUTION

Garden Oasis Deck Set

1. What is the original price of the set?

2. What is the math phrase to find the percent of savings on the new price compared to the original?

3. Solve question #2 to find the percent of discount on the set.

4. Interpret your answer to question 3


SCAN the code above for the Garden Oasis SOLUTION

LG Refrigerator

According to this add you save 31%, which is $1000 off the original price.

1. Is this true? (In other words, is $1000 really 31%)

2. If you really saved 31% of the regular price, how much would your real CASH saving be?

3. The sale price is really $1000 less than the actual price, so what is the real percent of saving?

4. Do you think this is a good ad?


SCAN the code above for the Garden Oasis SOLUTION