Understanding how expressions can represent percent increases and decreases is always a hard concept for some students to grasp. This descriptive guided lesson walks students through the meaning behind the expressions and shows how two expressions can be equivalent through combining like terms. There are multiple examples that relate the skill back to the real world. Included is a guided lesson with graphic organizers and practice problems. There is also a 10 question extra practice sheet that can be used for a quiz or homework assignment. This lesson is an ideal introduction to calculating taxes, tips, markups, and discounts using multiple expressions.
ANSWER KEYS FOR ALL SHEETS ARE INCLUDED! :)