Birthday Gift Project - Due March 25, 2011
Find 5 gifts for others and 5 gifts for yourself.
Family /Friends List
My Birthday List
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· Make photocopies, print, or clip all sales advertisements to be included in this project.
· Present all the work in a folder or binder.
· No more than one section on a page
· Make a cover page with an appropriate title.
· Minimum- 6 pages.



1. PERCENTAGE DISCOUNT: Find 3 items that show original price with a percentage discount
Determine the sale price. OP-%*OP=SP
-Write the equation.
-Show your work to solve.
-Show the sale price.



2. FIND the PERCENTAGE Find 3 items that show the original price and the sale price.


Determine the percentage discount. %
-Write the equation
-Show your work to solve
-Show the percentage discount

3. FIND the ORIGINAL PRICE . Find 3 items that give the sale price and the % discount
Determine the Original Price.
-Write the equation
-Show your work to solve
-Show the percentage discount


4. CALCULATE the TAX.
Choose one item from each group (1-3 above) and calculate a 6% sales tax on the items.

Calculate the percentage increase
SP x 6% + SP = FP

-Write the equation
-Show your work to solve
-Show the percentage discount



5. Write a summary paragraph explaining:
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What did you do?
· What did you find?
· What does it mean?
· Why does it matter?


Scoring Rubric



Each portion of the project is completed on time (stamps)
5
All work is shown
5
Calculations are correct
5
Summary paragraph: grammar, content
5
Neatly presented with Title page
5
“Early delivery” bonus 1 point for each day

Total
25