# 6-7 Applications and Percents

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```					     Solving Percents Review

1) Find 42% of 150.

2) 43.6 is what percent of 20?

3) 83.5 is 125% of what number?
6-7Applications and Percents

Sales Tax / Discount /
Commission
Sales Tax
• Sales Tax = tax rate × purchase price

Sales Tax Rates
Trussville – 9%
Clay – 8%
Homewood – 9%
Center Point – 6%
Mountain Brook – 9%
City of Birmingham – 9%

http://www.revenue.alabama.gov/salestax/Sales/index.cfm
Finding Sales Tax and Total Cost

The Pinnacle

\$64.99
Sales Tax and Total Cost

Center Point Parkway

All-You-Can-Eat Buffet
\$4.49
Find the Discount if they are 10%
off.

The Pinnacle

\$64.99
Find the Discount if they are 20%
off.

The Pinnacle

\$64.99
Find the Discount if they are 15%
off.

The Pinnacle

\$64.99
Commission
Some sales jobs pay you a percent of the
amount you sell.
Commission = commission rate × sales

Some car salesman
make 4% commission
from every car that they
sale.
Finding Commission
Mr. Smith sell Honda cars at Roebuck
Honda for 4% commission. How much will
he make if he sales a Honda Accord LX
with the cost of \$21,300?
Finding Commission
Mrs. Culver is a realty agent with Realty
One. She is given 6% commission for
each house that she sells. How much
money will Mrs. Culver make if she sells a
house for \$392,900?
Finding Tip
Tipping is a small present of money given directly to someone for
performing a service or menial task; Gratuity.

10% - Average Tip
15% - Good Tip
20% - Excellent Tip
Going Out to Eat
Suppose you and your family went out to eat at a new Applebee’s. After
being seated, eating dinner, and having dessert with your family and
friends you saw that the bill was \$32.10.

Determine the Total Cost that you would have to pay for your meal after
including Sales Tax of 9% and a Great Tip with your group.

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