# Math-8 NOTES DATE: ______/_______/_______ What : Consumer Applications Why: To calculate the sales tax, discounts, and tips in various real-life situations.

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Math-8 NOTES DATE: ______/_______/_______ What : Consumer Applications Why: To calculate the sales tax, discounts, and tips in various real-life situations. What : Consumer Applications Why: To calculate the sales tax, discounts, and tips in various real-life situations. NAME: STORE SCENARIOS 1)There is a 30% off sale at Hollister. Jen’s purchases, before the discount, total \$58.50. What is her sale price? 2)The Apple store is having a 15% off sale. If an iPod normally sells for \$150, what would the sale price be? 3)Eric is purchasing some games at Target. His subtotal, before tax, is \$78.90. If the sales tax is 6%, what is his total (after tax)? 4)The sales tax at the grocery store is 5%. If Ms. Dyson purchases \$132.75 worth of groceries, how much is the sales tax only? FINDING % of a NUMBER: STEP ONE: CHANGE % TO A DECIMAL STEP TWO: MULTIPLY!!! Example: Find 30% of \$19.99: 19.99 x.3 Discounts: Subtract from Total Sales Tax: Add to Total

RESTAURANT SCENARIOS 1)The Runfola’s went out to dinner at Blue Ridge Grill. Their bill comes to \$62.00. They would like to leave a 15% tip. How much would the tip be? 2)You and your family go to Ruby Tuesday to eat. The bill is \$48.00. Your parents would like you to calculate the 20% tip. How much is the tip? 3)A certain bill at Bonefish Grille is \$85.00, and the family leaves a 15% tip as well. What is the total cost of the meal (including the tip)? 4)The Anderson’s go out for breakfast at I-Hop. The bill is \$37.00, and they leave a 20% tip. What is their total, including the tip? Tips: ADD to Total

DATE: ______/_______/_______ NAME: Math-8 PRACTICE STORE SCENARIOS 1)There is a 60% off sale at Target. Your purchases, before the discount, total \$72.50. What is the sale price? 2)Best Buy is having a 15% off sale. How much would the discount be for a \$500 laptop (discount only)? 3)John purchases groceries at Harris Teeter. His subtotal, before tax, is \$180.90. If the sales tax is 6%, what is his total (after tax)? 4) You have a coupon for 30% off at Bath & Body Works. If your subtotal, before the discount, is \$45.50, how much is the sale price? RESTAURANT SCENARIOS 1) A server at Outback receives a 15% tip for a certain family. If their bill was \$62.00, how much was the tip? 2)You and your family go to Applebee’s to eat. The bill is \$52.00. If you leave a 20% tip, how much is the total cost of the meal? 3)A certain bill at Del Rio is \$36.00, and the family leaves a 20% tip as well. What is the total cost of the meal (including the tip)? 4)The Smith’s go to P.F. Chang’s to eat. If the bill is \$94.00, how much would a 20% tip be? Tips: ADD to Total Discounts: Subtract from Total Sales Tax: Add to Total

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