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Calculating the Value of a Discount

In this worksheet, students calculate the actual discount on different items given a percentage discount. Calculators may be used.

'Calculating the Value of a Discount' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Number: Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Curriculum subtopic:  Know Fraction-Decimal-Percentage Equivalents

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, we must calculate the value of the discount a shop is offering on different items.

 

 

This shop is offering a 35% discount on all the prices.     

 

Example 1

The discount on a snooker table costing £701 is

 

35
100
 x £701 = £245.35

 

On a calculator we would work out 0.35 × 701 = £245.35

 

 

Example 2

The discount on a rocking horse normally costing £546 is

35
100
 x £546 = £191.10

 

On a calculator we would work out 0.35 × 546 = £191.10

A shop offers a 30% discount in a sale.

How much discount will be given on an item costing £591?

(Just write the number.)

A shop offers a 30% discount in a sale.  

How much discount will be given on an item costing £510?

(Just write the number.)

A shop offers a 5% discount in a sale.  

How much discount will be given on a suit costing £236?

(Just write the number.)

A shop offers a 45% discount in a sale.  

How much discount will be given on a laptop costing £469?

(Just write the number.)

A shop offers a massive 75% discount in a clearance sale.  

How much discount will be given on a washing machine costing £332?

(Just write the number.)

A shop offers a massive 90% discount in a sale for a very limited time.  

How much discount will be given on a holiday costing £623?

(Just write the number.)

A golf shop offers a 25% discount in a sale.  

How much discount will be given on clubs costing £410?

(Just write the number.)

Bill gets a 30% discount in a shoe shop.

How much discount is taken off the price of shoes normally costing £44?

(Just write the number.)

Annie is always given a 25% discount in a shop.  

How much will be taken off a TV normally costing  £388?

(Just write the number.)

In a 15% sale, how much is taken off a camera costing £139?

(Just write the number.)

  • Question 1

A shop offers a 30% discount in a sale.

How much discount will be given on an item costing £591?

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
177.30
177.3
EDDIE SAYS
Work out 0.3 × 591.
  • Question 2

A shop offers a 30% discount in a sale.  

How much discount will be given on an item costing £510?

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
153
153.00
EDDIE SAYS
Work out 0.3 × 510.
  • Question 3

A shop offers a 5% discount in a sale.  

How much discount will be given on a suit costing £236?

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
11.80
11.8
EDDIE SAYS
Work out 0.05 × 236.
  • Question 4

A shop offers a 45% discount in a sale.  

How much discount will be given on a laptop costing £469?

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
211.05
EDDIE SAYS
Work out 0.45 × 469.
  • Question 5

A shop offers a massive 75% discount in a clearance sale.  

How much discount will be given on a washing machine costing £332?

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
249
249.00
EDDIE SAYS
Work out 0.75 × 332.
  • Question 6

A shop offers a massive 90% discount in a sale for a very limited time.  

How much discount will be given on a holiday costing £623?

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
560.70
560.7
EDDIE SAYS
Work out 0.9 × 623.
  • Question 7

A golf shop offers a 25% discount in a sale.  

How much discount will be given on clubs costing £410?

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
102.50
102.5
EDDIE SAYS
Work out 0.25 × 410.
  • Question 8

Bill gets a 30% discount in a shoe shop.

How much discount is taken off the price of shoes normally costing £44?

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
13.20
13.2
EDDIE SAYS
Work out 0.3 × 44.
  • Question 9

Annie is always given a 25% discount in a shop.  

How much will be taken off a TV normally costing  £388?

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
97
97.00
EDDIE SAYS
Work out 0.25 × 388.
  • Question 10

In a 15% sale, how much is taken off a camera costing £139?

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
20.85
EDDIE SAYS
Work out 0.15 × 139.
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