# Percent QR Activity

## 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.

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) ## 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) ## 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) ## 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) ## 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

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

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. ## 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? ## 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. ## 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. ## 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. ## 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? 