30 videos in "Percents"

Percent: Essential concepts

Extra Examples: Converting Percents

Percent

Percent Problems

Applications of Percent

Sales Tax and Commission

Percent Increase, Decrease, and Discount

Write a Number as a Percent 1

Write a Number as a Percent 2

Percents Part 1

Percents Part 2

Percents Part 3

Percents Part 4

Percents Part 5

Solve Percent Equations Part 1

Solve Percent Equations Part 2

Solve Percent Equations Part 3

Percent Applications 1

Percent Applications Part 2

Percent Increase and Decrease 1

Percent Increase and Decrease 2

Percent Increase and Decrease 3

Markup Problems 2

Markup Problems 4

Markup Problems 5

Discount Problems Part 1

Discount Problems Part 2

Discount Problems Part 3

Discount Problems Part 4

Percentages
Sales Tax and Commission
 How do you calculate how much sales tax you have to pay on a purchase?
 How do you calculate the amount of commission a person earns on a sale?
 What are some realworld applications of percent?
 If a person purchases a television for $749.99, and the sales tax rate is 8.25%, what is the sales tax amount?
 How do you solve x = 0.0825*749.99?
 If the total price paid for a refrigerator was $1,244.85, and the price tag indicates a purchase price of $1,158.00, what is the sales tax rate?
 How do you solve 86.85 = x*1,158.00?
 If a sales person sells $3,512.23 worth of furniture in one week and her commission rate is 18%, how much commission did she earn?
 How do you solve x = 0.18*3,512.23?
 If a recent paycheck showed the amount of commission a sales clerk earned was 985.23, and the total sales for the clerk during the pay period was 6,568.20, what was the commission rate for the sales clerk?
 How do you solve 985.23 = x*6,568.20?
 How do you calculate sales tax and commission rate if you know the sales and totals?
Some very realworld applications of percent are covered in this video  sales tax and commission. These are topics that are used every time you make a purchase. Problems including how to find how much sales tax to pay and how much sales tax was given purchase price and original price are solved. You will also learn to find out how much commission a salesperson earns from sales, and how much their commission rate was given their sales and their paycheck.