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Videos, worksheets, stories and songs to help Grade 8 students learn how to solve percent problems involving discount.

1. Read the entire question.

2. Write the basic information.

3. Change the percentage to a decimal.

4. OF means to multiply.

5. Multiply the decimal by the price. This is what you save.

6. Subtract your savings from the original price to find the current price.

How to find the discount

The video covers a one-step and a two-step process for finding a sale price, given a percent of discount. It includes four examples.

Original price minus discount equals sale price.

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