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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

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

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