# San Carlos school shopping frenzy!

Now that school is in full swing, some of you may have realized you are missing some essential school supplies. However, lucky you, now that almost all San Carlos kids are in school (and not shopping for school supplies anymore), many of the items go on sale! Let’s do some exercises to figure out how much you will have to pay for school supplies with the available discounts.

## San Carlos school supply math problems

If you head to an office supply store in San Carlos and buy 2 protractors, each cost \$3.84, and the sale is a 50% discount on the second item, how much will you pay for both total?

Your entire school shopping list comes out to \$52.75, after a 15% discount on all items. what was the cost of the items before the discount?

You buy \$14.35 worth of supplies for 10% off, and \$42.50 worth of supplies for 25% off. How much do you have to pay for everything total?

If one store in San Carlos offers pencils for a buy one get one 50% off, each pencil costing 75 cents, and another store offers each pencil for 55 cents, which store will be cheaper to purchase 10 pencils at?

Here are some possible stores in San Carlos to buy supplies:

office depot san carlos

Morrison school supplies