Percent Increase/Decrease

With our Percent Increase/Decrease lesson plan, students learn how to calculate the percent increase or decrease of a number. Students practice solving both regular and word problems where they find the percent increase or decrease as a part of this lesson.

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Our Percent Increase/Decrease lesson plan teaches students how to determine the percent increase or decrease of a number. During this lesson, students are asked to use the real-world example of changes in food prices over the past few decades to practice calculating the price increase or decrease of a number. Students are also asked to solve practice word problems that include a percent increase or decrease.

At the end of the lesson, students will be able to solve problems using the formula for percent increase and decrease.

Common Core State Standards: None.

Additional information

grade-level

5th Grade, 6th Grade

subject

Math