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# Do the Math

## Scholastic ACTION: October 4, 2010

DIRECTIONS: Imagine that your favorite clothing store is having a big sale. Read the signs on page 22 to see what’s on sale, and by how much. Then use the tips to answer the questions below. Happy shopping!

1
You see a sweater you like. It's marked \$80—but it's 50‰ off. How much will the sweater cost on sale?
1. \$30
2. \$40
3. \$50
4. \$80
2
You have \$40 to spend on jeans. You find a pair marked \$40—and they're 25‰ off. After you buy them, how much money will you have left?
1. \$30
2. \$15
3. \$10
4. \$0
3
Two hats look great on you. One is marked \$25. The other is marked \$15. Since hats are "buy one, get one free," how much will they cost together?
1. \$35
2. \$15
3. \$25
4. \$40
4
During this sale, which would be the least expensive purchase?
1. a sweater marked \$60
2. a pair of jeans marked \$100
3. two hats, each marked \$40
4. two sweaters, each marked \$40
5
You see an outfit that's perfect for you. The jeans are marked \$80, and the sweater is marked \$100. How much will they cost together?
1. \$180
2. \$135
3. \$120
4. \$110
6
You have a \$60 gift card. You want to spend the whole \$60. What should you buy?
1. a sweater marked \$70
2. a pair of jeans marked \$60
3. two hats marked \$40 and \$50
4. a sweater marked \$120