Zippy Shavers

A Problem Solving Exercise

The Zippy Electric Shaver Co. sold 32,491 of their shavers in January. The next month, sales were down 11%, partially due to February having fewer days. In March, sales were up 4% over February, and in April sales were up again by another 7% over March.

This problem asks students to find the sales of a product based on an earlier quantity and percentage changes.