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Selling Computers

Resource ID#: 42475

Primary Type: Problem-Solving Task


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The sales team at an electronics store sold 48 computers last month. The manager at the store wants to encourage the sales team to sell more computers and is going to give all the sales team members a bonus if the number of computers sold increases by 30% in the next month. How many computers must the sales team sell to receive the bonus? Explain your reasoning.

General Information

Subject(s): Mathematics
Grade Level(s): 7
Intended Audience: Educators , Students , Parents
   
Instructional Time: 5 Minute(s)
 
Freely Available: Yes
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Instructional Component Type(s): Problem-Solving Task
Resource Collection: Illustrative Mathematics



Aligned Standards

Name Description
MAFS.7.RP.1.3: Use proportional relationships to solve multistep ratio and percent problems. Examples: simple interest, tax, markups and markdowns, gratuities and commissions, fees, percent increase and decrease, percent error.