Description: Students will fake shop and then discover if there is really a difference between saving one large discount or two discounts in a row. Is 25% off a 25% discounted price the same things as 50% off?
Common Core Standard: 7.RP.3 (primary), 7.EE.3 (secondary) (and others)
Materials: internet access (Amazon.com) Student Learning Goals:
(1) Students will be able to use percent discount to find the price of an item after it is discounted.
(2) Students will be able to solve and differentiate between applying consecutive percent discounts vs. applying a single percent discount of the same amount.
(3) Students will be able to solve real-life multi-step problems using rational numbers (7.EE.3).
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