Percentage Decreases

Percentage Decreases
Percentage Decreases
Percentage Decreases

What's Included

  • Smart Notebooks Presentation
  • Interactive Excel File
  • Activ Inspire Flipchart
  • Lesson Plan
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation
  • Differentiated Worksheet

Percentage Decreases

Using efficient calculator methods students are taught how to calculate a percentage decrease.  Throughout the lesson problems are provided in a real work context to consolidate learning.
Differentiated Learning Objectives
  • All students should be able to calculate a percentage decrease using a multiplier.
  • Most students should be able to calculate a percentage decrease from a problem given in a real life context.
  • Some students should be able to calculate percentage decreases in context to determine best value.
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