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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. 

 

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

Find 30% of £510. 

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

 

Find 5% of £ 236. 

A shop offers a 45% discount in a sale.  

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

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. 

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

  • 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. 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
EDDIE SAYS
You can use your calculator to work out the following sum:
30 ÷ 100 x 591 = 177.30 You will have got the answer correct if you wrote 177.3 but remember as this is money, you need to convert this into the correct units.
  • 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. 

CORRECT ANSWER
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. 

CORRECT ANSWER
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?

CORRECT ANSWER
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. 

CORRECT ANSWER
EDDIE SAYS
You can use your calculator to work out the following sum:
90 ÷ 100 x 332 = 298.80 Remember we are working in money, so we should always include a zero after the 8 as this means 80p.
  • Question 6

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

 

CORRECT ANSWER
EDDIE SAYS
You can use your calculator to work out the following sum:
90 ÷ 100 x 623 = 560.70 Always remember with money, we need to think about the number after the decimal as 70, as it stands for 70p.
  • Question 7

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

CORRECT ANSWER
EDDIE SAYS
You can use your calculator to work out the following sum:
25 ÷ 100 x 410 = 102.50 Remember the 0 is really important at the end as this means 50p.
  • Question 8

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

CORRECT ANSWER
EDDIE SAYS
You can use your calculator to work out the following sum:
30 ÷ 100 x 44 = 13.20 £13.20 is the correct answer, as this is money and not just a decimal number.
  • Question 9

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

 

CORRECT ANSWER
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?

CORRECT ANSWER
EDDIE SAYS
You can use your calculator to work out the following sum:
90 ÷ 100 x 139 = 125.10 How are you feeling? Well done for completing another activity!
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