Type:

Interactive

Description:

Students bring in actual receipts and then calculate the sales tax for the purchases and for some variations on the purchases

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Mathematics > Arithmetic
  • Mathematics > Estimation
  • Mathematics > Number Sense & Operations

Education Levels:

  • Higher Education
  • Graduate
  • Undergraduate-Upper Division
  • Undergraduate-Lower Division

Keywords:

percents sales tax shopping receipts mental computation

Language:

English

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Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

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Bohdan Rhodehamel
This activity is a good time to reinforce to students the need to check their work in general, and specifically to continue to develop number sense by performing mental computations…

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