**Monday**

Meaning of Discount

Finding cost and cash price on discounted goods

Resources

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mathematics Book 6, page 125

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Meaning of Discount

Discount is a reduction in the price of an article. It is often a certain percentage of the actual price of the article.

Examples

1. A table clock cost $200, and a 10% discount is given for paying cash. What is the cash price?

Solution

The discount = 10% of $200 =

__10__x 200= 20

100

So Cash price = original price – discount

Amount = $200 – $20 = $180

2. The selling price of a shirt is $900. The trader gives 5% discount for cash. How much is the buyer paying.

Solution

The discount = 5% of $900 = $45

So Cash price = original price – discount amount

= $900 – $45 = $855

Begin the lesson by showing them an image of a market where buying and selling is taking place, then ask them what is happening in the image.

Seat work: Inside out

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mathematics Book 6, pages 125, exercise 15.1 (1a – e)

Pupils should be able to know the amount a buyer will eventually pay on a discounted good.

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mathematics Book 6, pages 125 exercise 15.1 ( 2 - 4)

**Tuesday**

Calculating original amount on goods with discount

Resources

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mathematics Book 6, page 125

Calculating original amount on goods with discount

Sometimes mathematical question arise in which we are given the percentage discount and discounted amount, then we asked to find the initial amount of goods

Example

1. find the actual amount of a chair if the buyer pays $2000 and the discount is 5%

Solution

Let actual amount be x

Cash price =actual amount - discount

Discount = actual amount – cash price= x – 2000

Also

Discount =

__5__x actual amount 100

Therefore

x – 2000 =

__5x__ 100

100x – 200000= 5x

95x = 200000

x = 2105

Actual amount = $2,105

Start the lesson by writing a simple equation on the board and ask pupils to find the subject of formula

Inside out

mathematics Book 6, page 127 exercise 15.2 (1 – 5)

Pupils should be able to calculate the actual amount of goods.

Inside out mathematics Book 6, exercise 15.1 pages 125 (5 &6)

**Wednesday**

Meaning of Commission

Finding amount received on commissioned goods

Resources

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mathematics Book 6, page 126

Meaning of Commission

Commission is a sum of money paid to a salesperson for every sales that he or she makes.

Producers, manufacturers, businessmen, traders and so on often employ sales representatives to sell and promote their goods for them.

Examples

1. A salesman sold goods worth $5000. He was given 15% commission. How much did he get in cash?

Solution

The value of the goods = $5000

Percentage on commission = 15%

Commission in cash = 15% of $5000

=

__15__x 5000 = 750 1002. An agent was given a commission of 40%. If he sells a good worth #80,000, what is his commission?

Solution

The price of goods is = $80,000

Percentage on commission = 40

commission in cash

=

__40__x 80000 = 32000 100Begin the lesson by doing the first example for them.

inside out mathematics book 6

page 126

exercise 15.2 (1-4)

Pupils should be able to calculate the commission a sales agent will received on selling certain amounts of goods

inside out mathematics book 6

page 125 exercise 15.2

(5 – 7)

**Thursday**

Finding the percentage of commission on a goods item sold.

Resources

inside out mathematics book 6

page 126

Finding the percentage of commission on a goods item sold.

Example

Find the percentage commission earned if a $200 commission was received on goods worth $2000

Solution

Let x be the percentage

__X__x 2000 = 200

100

X =

__20000__= 10 2000

Percentage on commission equals 10%

Begin the lesson by writing a simple equation on the board and ask pupils to find the subject of formula

Inside out mathematics book 6

page 125 exercise 15.2 (8-10)

Pupils should be able to calculate the percentage commission on goods sold.

inside out mathematics book 6

page 125 exercise 14.5

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