The story of the programme is about the business of a gift shop operated by three youngsters. The meaning of percent and percentage and the calculation of percentages are reviewed through the division of investment in business.
Educational Television Unit, EDB
Learning & Teaching Aims
Learning & Teaching Suggestions
Teacher's Notes / Tips
Review the meaning of percent and percentage through daily-life examples.
Recognize the use of percentages in daily-life applications such as gain and loss, growth and depreciation, contribution to Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes, simple interest and compound interest.
Recognize the calculation of interest including simple interest and compound interest.
Recognize the benefits of using percentages through real life examples.
Before watching the programme, can discuss with students “How do you use percentages in daily life?”.
Ask students to complete the worksheet to consolidate and extend their learning.
Invite students to present their answers and explain how they get their answers.
Teachers may adjust the content, difficulties and numbers of the questions of the worksheet to meet the needs of students.