Real World Math - How Math is Used in Sales Jobs
This project has students using real-world math skills to learn to perform the calculations that are done in sales jobs. They will use formulas (included) to learn how to compute averages, percentages, commission calculations, etc. to solve problems in common sales jobs.

Are your students always asking "When will be ever USE this??" This short activity shows students a real world use for the math skills they learn every day.

This lesson was created for 7th and 8th grade, but could also be used successfully in upper elementary grades.

Files included:
• Teacher & Student Resources
• How Sales Professionals Use Math Activity/Handout
• How Sales Professionals Use Math Activity Answer Key
• Math Formula “Cheat Sheet”
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  • Math-in-Sales-Jobs-UNIT.pdf

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Created: Jun 3, 2017

Updated: Nov 4, 2018


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