Real Life Percent Situations

Noah Hartline


Taxes are a $ amount paid in addition to an amount. Taxes are also a % added to a final price. Tax is collected by the government to build roads, parks, buildings etc. Taxes vary per amount. There is sales tax and income tax.


Tips are a given % of a total to a place. The most common tip collectors are waiters and waitresses (In addition to tax).


Discounts are a $ amount taken off of a bill (savings to you). Discounts are a deduction of a price. It's an extra discount! Supply vs. Demand. A subtraction to the total.

Mark Ups

Get extra $ (store not you). High demand causes a price increase.


A commission is a % of a number.