Percentages: Price Discount on Suitcase

Pupils can calculate percentages with a quick KS3 maths starter This is a maths problem on percentages, set in the real-life context of a shopping centre. The clip is ideal for use as a lesson starter with KS3 classes.

The problem: Presenter Isaac Anoom wants to buy a suitcase. The suitcase usually costs £50, but there is a special offer on it today and he can buy it at a 20% discount. How much will Isaac have to pay for the suitcase?

See the accompanying lesson notes for worked solutions.

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