This worksheet presents a collection of percentage-based word problems themed around shopping scenarios at a Walmart store. It engages students with real-world contexts such as calculating discounts on electronics, determining the total cost including sales tax, and figuring out savings during a clearance sale. The problems also explore budgeting for a department, employee distribution within the company, price comparisons between different retailers, customer rewards programs, and the policies on returns and special discounts for seniors on certain days.
The goal of this worksheet is to teach students how to calculate percentages in various consumer-related situations. It aims to enhance their understanding of how to apply percentage calculations to determine discounts, taxes, budget allocations, and price differences. These problems also introduce students to basic financial literacy concepts such as savings, budget management, and consumer rights. By solving these problems, students can improve their mathematical skills and become more savvy and informed shoppers.