Word Problems - Percents (discounts and mark ups)

Common Core Grade Level: 
Packet includes: 
10 practice problems and an answer key.


Description: This packet helps students practice solving word problems involving percent mark ups and discounts. Each page has a set of 5 problems. Each page also has a speed and accuracy guide, to help students see how fast and how accurately they should be doing these problems. After doing all 10 problems, students should be more comfortable doing these problems and have a clear understanding of how to solve them. 

Sample Problem(s): 

Solve.  Please show your work and include labels in your answers.

Gean wants to buy a video game that’s on sale. The game costs \$45, and is 25% off. How much will Gean end up paying for the game after the discount?

Ray went into the store to buy a jacket. The jacket costs \$60. Now, the jacket is marked at 15% off. How much will the jacket cost after the discount? 


Practice problems require knowledge of how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers and decimals.

Downloadable File(s): 
Word Problems - Percents (Discounts and Mark Ups).pdf
Word Problems - Percents (Discounts and Mark Ups) ANSWER KEY.pdf