Ch 46: 8th Grade Math: Consumer Math

About This Chapter

The videos in this chapter are meant to teach 8th graders about consumer math in a light, easy-to-follow manner. Lesson quizzes and a chapter exam can also be used to reinforce these concepts.

8th Grade Math: Consumer Math - Chapter Summary

To give your students a full understanding of consumer math and let them have some fun along the way, show them the short video lessons in this chapter. The videos allow the students to see practical applications of sales commission, taxes and discounts, interest and other math skills consumers need to know. You can check your students' retention by using our multiple-choice quizzes and a chapter exam at the end of the lesson.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
Making Change from a Purchase Chapter shows students how to use the least number of coins to give in change.
How to Calculate Sales Commissions Students learn about sales commissions and practice solving example problems.
How to Markup a Price Instructors explain price mark up and describe its uses.
Taxes & Discounts: Calculations & Examples Students examine ways to calculate tax charged on an item as well as the discount price of sale items.
How to Solve Interest Problems: Steps & Examples In this lesson, students learn interest vocabulary like principal, interest rate and time.
Compounding Interest Formulas: Calculations & Examples Chapter gives students the chance to practice calculating compound interest.
How to calculate Shipping & Handling Instructors describe shipping and handling and how to apply it.
How to Calculate a Tip Students practice estimating tips and then determine total cost of the bill, sales tax and tip.
Unit Price of Items and Total Cost Students learn how to determine the total cost of a number of items when the unit cost and quantity that will be purchased are known.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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