**Today, students learned how to calculate a percentage of another number. They started by doing groupwork and trying to calculate tax/tip with their group members. A variety of strategies were used to find the answers.**

**This same formula can be applied to interest, discounts, etc. This will be a calculation that you use over and over in your lifetime. So, to answer your question, math is useful in every part of your life.**

IMPORTANT:February 27th, 2019 FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT

IMPORTANT:

**1.) MATH:**Complete #1-8 on handout.

**2.)**

**POETRY**: Handout should be completed for tomorrow.

**3.) POST A RESPONSE**:

- Give 2 examples of when you would have to use the formula you learned in class today to calculate the % of something.
- Do you think this is a useful math concept?
- Ask one student a question about their post.
- Reply to any questions you receive.

**VIDEO LINKS**:

Tax, Tip, and Discount