**Unit 6: Percents**

**This unit should take approximately 14 instructional days**

**This unit should take approximately 14 instructional days**

Students will understand that …

- Percent problems can be solved using double number lines, tape diagrams, equations and proportions
- Tax, tip and markup are added to the original amount, whereas discount is subtracted
- There is a difference between principle, interest and balance and be able to find these appropriately
- There are algorithms for calculating the percent of change and percent error

Essential Vocabulary: