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Lesson starters. Percentages : VAT on suitcase

Author: Teachers TV (Television Channel) [England] : Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2005. Education in video, volume 1 eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats This is a maths problem on calculating VAT, set in the real-life context of a shopping centre. The clip is ideal for use as a lesson starter with KS3 classes. The first problem: The presenter explains that VAT is usually 17.5%. He asks students to work out how to add 17.5% VAT on to an amount, without using a calculator. The second problem: Isaac asks how much VAT is included in a suitcase costing. This is the type of calculation that anyone doing a VAT return often needs to do. Students are asked to work it out without a calculator. See the accompanying lesson notes for further information and solutions to the problems.  Read more... (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs Print version:Lesson starters. Percentages.[England] : Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2005 publisher catalog numberW/4132/003 Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material Teachers TV (Television Channel) 890708713 This edition in English. Title from resource description page (viewed May 9, 2014). For Secondary School audiences. 1 online resource (2 min.). Education in video, volume 1 Lesson starters : produced by Teachers TV/UK Department of Education.

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This is a maths problem on calculating VAT, set in the real-life context of a shopping centre. The clip is ideal for use as a lesson starter with KS3 classes. The first problem: The presenter explains that VAT is usually 17.5%. He asks students to work out how to add 17.5% VAT on to an amount, without using a calculator. The second problem: Isaac asks how much VAT is included in a suitcase costing. This is the type of calculation that anyone doing a VAT return often needs to do. Students are asked to work it out without a calculator. See the accompanying lesson notes for further information and solutions to the problems.

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