# Lesson 11

Percentage Contexts

Let’s learn about more situations that involve percentages.

Which of these expressions represent a 15% tip on a $20 meal? Which represent the total bill? $$15 \boldcdot 20$$ $$20 + 0.15 \boldcdot 20$$ $$1.15 \boldcdot 20$$ $$\frac{15}{100} \boldcdot 20$$ ### 11.2: A Car Dealership A car dealership pays a wholesale price of$12,000 to purchase a vehicle.

1. The car dealership wants to make a 32% profit.

1. By how much will they mark up the price of the vehicle?
2. After the markup, what is the retail price of the vehicle?
2. During a special sales event, the dealership offers a 10% discount off of the retail price. After the discount, how much will a customer pay for this vehicle?

This car dealership pays the salesperson a bonus for selling the car equal to 6.5% of the sale price. How much commission did the salesperson lose when they decided to offer a 10% discount on the price of the car?

### 11.3: Commission at a Gym

1. For each gym membership sold, the gym keeps $42 and the employee who sold it gets$8. What is the commission the employee earned as a percentage of the total cost of the gym membership?