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Students learn basic money math.

 

 


SALES TAX AND FRACTIONAL PERCENTS

Students will learn about sales tax.

Teaching Objectives:

  • Students will learn to calculate sales tax.

  • Students will learn to calculate a fractional sales tax.

  • Students will learn to calculate a total cost.

Suggested Grades:

Seventh Grade - Eighth Grade - Ninth Grade - Tenth Grade

 
 

 

SALES TAX AND FRACTIONAL PERCENTS LESSON PLAN

 


Teaching Materials

  • Lesson - Sales Tax and Fractional Percents Lesson (see below for printable lesson).


Lesson Excerpt:

Sales tax is a fee that is charged by a state to its consumers.  A sales tax is a percentage that a person has to pay when he or she buys or consumes something in that state.

Sales tax is a tax charged for good or services at the point of purchase.

Point of purchase means that when you buy something in that state, the state charges you the sales tax as soon as you purchase the item. There is sales tax on hotel rooms, food, clothing, all kinds of different things.

Some states don’t have a sales tax.  New Hampshire is a state that does not charge its customers a sales tax.  Many people from neighboring states will drive to a tax free state to purchase goods and avoid paying a sales tax.

However, if you purchase goods or services in a state with a sales tax, then you have to pay that sales tax in addition to the cost of the goods or services that you were purchasing.

 

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SALES TAX AND FRACTIONAL PERCENTS

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