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Percentages: What's the Discount?

In this worksheet, students calculate the discount in terms of percentage and amount.

'Percentages: What's the Discount?' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Ratio and Proportion

Curriculum subtopic:  Solve Percentage Problems

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, we will learn to how to calculate the value of the discount a shop is offering on different items.

 

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

 

For Example:

The discount on £ 701 is

 

The discount on £ 546 is

 

You can use your calculator in this worksheet to help you find the answers.

A shop offers a 30% discount in a sale.  How much discount will be given on an item costing £591.

Find 30% of £ 591. 

Value of discount is  £ __________

A shop offers a 30% discount in a sale.  How much discount will be given on an item costing £510.

Find 30% of £510. 

Value of discount is  £ __________

A shop offers a 5% discount in a sale.  How much discount will be given on an item costing £236.

 

Find 5% of £ 236. 

 

Value of discount is  £ __________

A shop offers a 45% discount in a sale.  

How much discount will be given on an item costing £469.

Find 45% of £ 469.  Value of discount is  £ __________

A shop offers a massive 90% discount in a sale.  How much discount will be given on an item costing £332.

Find 90% of £332.  Value of discount is  £ __________

A shop offers another massive 90% discount in a sale.  How much discount will be given on an item costing £623.

Value of discount is  £ __________

A shop offers a 25% discount in a sale.  How much discount will be given on an item costing £410.

 

Value of discount is  £ __________

How much discount is taken off £44 in a 30% sale?

 

Value of discount is  £ __________

Eddie is always given a 30% discount in a shop.  How much will be taken off a TV costing  £388 ?

Value of discount is  £ __________

In a 90% sale, how much is taken off an item costing £139 ?

 

Value of discount is  £ __________

  • Question 1

A shop offers a 30% discount in a sale.  How much discount will be given on an item costing £591.

Find 30% of £ 591. 

Value of discount is  £ __________

CORRECT ANSWER
177.30
EDDIE SAYS
You can use your calculator to work out the following sum:
30 ÷ 100 x 591 = 177.30
  • Question 2

A shop offers a 30% discount in a sale.  How much discount will be given on an item costing £510.

Find 30% of £510. 

Value of discount is  £ __________

CORRECT ANSWER
153
EDDIE SAYS
You can use your calculator to work out the following sum:
30 ÷ 100 x 510 = 153
  • Question 3

A shop offers a 5% discount in a sale.  How much discount will be given on an item costing £236.

 

Find 5% of £ 236. 

 

Value of discount is  £ __________

CORRECT ANSWER
11.80
EDDIE SAYS
You can use your calculator to work out the following sum:
5 ÷ 100 x 236 = 11.80
  • Question 4

A shop offers a 45% discount in a sale.  

How much discount will be given on an item costing £469.

Find 45% of £ 469.  Value of discount is  £ __________

CORRECT ANSWER
211.05
EDDIE SAYS
You can use your calculator to work out the following sum:
45 ÷ 100 x 469 = 211.05
  • Question 5

A shop offers a massive 90% discount in a sale.  How much discount will be given on an item costing £332.

Find 90% of £332.  Value of discount is  £ __________

CORRECT ANSWER
298.80
EDDIE SAYS
You can use your calculator to work out the following sum:
90 ÷ 100 x 332 = 298.80
  • Question 6

A shop offers another massive 90% discount in a sale.  How much discount will be given on an item costing £623.

Value of discount is  £ __________

CORRECT ANSWER
560.70
EDDIE SAYS
You can use your calculator to work out the following sum:
90 ÷ 100 x 623 = 560.70
  • Question 7

A shop offers a 25% discount in a sale.  How much discount will be given on an item costing £410.

 

Value of discount is  £ __________

CORRECT ANSWER
102.50
EDDIE SAYS
You can use your calculator to work out the following sum:
25 ÷ 100 x 410 = 102.50
  • Question 8

How much discount is taken off £44 in a 30% sale?

 

Value of discount is  £ __________

CORRECT ANSWER
13.20
EDDIE SAYS
You can use your calculator to work out the following sum:
30 ÷ 100 x 44 = 13.20
  • Question 9

Eddie is always given a 30% discount in a shop.  How much will be taken off a TV costing  £388 ?

Value of discount is  £ __________

CORRECT ANSWER
116.40
EDDIE SAYS
You can use your calculator to work out the following sum:
30 ÷ 100 x 388 = 116.40
  • Question 10

In a 90% sale, how much is taken off an item costing £139 ?

 

Value of discount is  £ __________

CORRECT ANSWER
125.10
EDDIE SAYS
You can use your calculator to work out the following sum:
90 ÷ 100 x 139 = 125.10
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