This video resource from Teachers TV is filmed in a shopping mall and raises quick-fire starter questions.
Percentages: Price Discount on Suitcase
Students are given the original price of a suitcase and challenged to find its sale price after a 20% reduction.
Percentages: VAT on Suitcase
The first challenge in this clip is to calculate what the VAT charge would be for an amount of money, without using a calculator, whilst the second is to work out the VAT aspect of a price.
Value for Money: Boxes of Teabags
This is a starter on best buy. Isaac demonstrates two techniques which can be used, depending on the values provided. The first uses values which have a direct ratio, whilst the second requires unit pricing.
Value for Money: Mobile Phone Tariffs
Using graphs, a pay as you go tariff is compared to a monthly deal, plotting minutes against cost, to see which is the better option.