Percent Word Problems Worksheet 1 - Practice, Assessment TASK CARDS

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Why should word problems be boring? These 18 word problems are interesting and most require more than a cursory glance to answer. Additionally is the option to require that students write two of their own problems, pushing higher-order thinking skills.

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Many areas of Common Core are met by these word problems in the area of proportional reasoning. One 6th and one 7th grade standard met:
CCSS.Math.Content.6.RP.A.3c Find a percent of a quantity as a rate per 100 (e.g., 30% of a quantity means 30/100 times the quantity); solve problems involving finding the whole, given a part and the percent.
CCSS.Math.Content.7.RP.A.3 Use proportional relationships to solve multistep ratio and percent problems. Examples: simple interest, tax, markups and markdowns, gratuities and commissions, fees, percent increase and decrease, percent error.
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