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#### Calculator back-to-school sales

Here's an idea for a class opener using an overhead projector ... or not. Let students practice the meaning of savings and percent saving as you show them each of our slides. Ask them to jot down...

#### Which sale would you rather use?

In this short activity, students decide if these two sales are the same. If not, which is better? How would you explain this to someone?

#### Wow, everything must be free!

What happens when you take 50% off again after taking 50% off at first? Students examine this retailer trick of giving double discounts.  What happens to the price when you are given...

#### Are these really 70% off?

We ran into this sale online. Is that advertisement correct?  Do they just want us to believe their math and not question what is really 70% off?  Is everything or...

#### Double Discount

Wow, check out this sale!  I'm gonna be able to get this great hoodie so cheap!   If I use the promo code what will be the total percent off?

#### Which is the best deal?

How do you calculate and justify which deal is a better savings?  By dollars saved?  By percent saved? By some other measure? Looking at 4 different deals, students will need to...

#### How much should you spend on this sale?

This activity can be used in a large range of grade levels.  Your class can work on percents, linear equations or piecewise functions. Act One: We missed the semi-annual sale but we want to get ready...