# Calculate 15% off purchase price

## Calculate 15% off purchase price

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Activity Description

The learner will calculate how much money they will save when an item goes on sale for 15% off.

Materials (optional):

- Pen/pencil
- Calculator (if needed)

Word File:

15%offPurchase_E_C1.2.doc — Never downloaded

PDF file:

15%offPurchase_E_C1.2.pdf — Never downloaded

Goal Path:

Employment

Competency: C. Understand and Use Numbers

### C1. Manage money

C1.2 Make low-level inferences to calculate costs and expenses that may include rates such as taxes and discounts

Competency C: **Understand and Use Numbers**

Task Group C1: **Manage money**

Level: **2**

At this level, learners: **Make low-level inferences to calculate costs and expenses that may include rates such as taxes and discounts**

**Performance Descriptors**

The learner:

- Calculates using numbers expressed as whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percentages, and integers
- Calculates percentages
- Interprets and applies rates (e.g. $/kg, $/l)
- Chooses and performs required operation(s); may make inferences to identify required operation(s)
- Selects appropriate steps to reach solutions
- Represents costs and rates using monetary symbols, decimals, and percentages
- Makes simple estimates
- Interprets, represents, and converts amounts using whole numbers, decimals, percentages, ratios, and simple, common fractions (e.g. ½, ¼)
- Uses strategies to check accuracy (e.g. estimating, using a calculator, repeating a calculation, using the reverse operation)

**Task Descriptors**

- Scope of task is clearly defined
- May include unfamiliar elements (e.g. context, content)
- Requires the use of rates, or requires two or more operations, where operations are easily inferred
- Requires up to a few steps to complete
- May be completed in more than one way
- May involve one document, such as a table
- May require converting between whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratios, and percentages

**ESKARGO:**

Embedded Skills, Knowledge and Attitudes Reference Guide for Ontario – C1.2

Date Added:

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Updated date: Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 15:04

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