Compound Interest Teacher Resources
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Interest and the Number e
New ReviewMary, Mary, quite continuously, how does your money grow? Uses examples to examine the difference between simple interest and compound interest, and to take a look at different rates of compounding. Learners explore what would happen as...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Why Do Banks Pay YOU to Provide Their Services?
How does a bank make money? That is the question at the based of a lesson that explores the methods banks use to calculate interest. Groups compare the linear simple interest pattern with the exponential compound interest pattern.
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Business Management and Administration: Compound Interest - A Millionaire's Best Friend
Many math concepts are covered through this resource: percentages, decimals, ratios, exponential functions, graphing, rounding, order of operations, estimation, and solving equations. Colorful worksheets and a link to a Google search for...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Compound Interest – A Millionaire’s Best Friend
This is a career and technology lesson where a mathematical model for calculating the value of an investment earning compound interest is developed. Learners compare various investments with varying interest rates to see the effects of...
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
Compounding with 100% Interest Rates
Your young economists will be amazed at the effect of compounding interest more frequently in this collaborative task about making sound financial choices. Learners are walked through the calculations of a couple of examples and then...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Percent Rate of Change
New ReviewIf mathematicians know the secret to compound interest, why aren't more of them rich? Young mathematicians explore compound interest with exponential functions in the twenty-seventh installment of a 35-part module. They calculate future...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Compounding with a 5% Interest Rate
The balance in an account continuously compounding interest is the context of this engaging task. Your young accountants will investigate the ending balance in an account as they compound the interest more and more. Learners write the...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Buying Cars/Financing Cars Compound Interest
Provide a real world context in which exponential functions are used to determine a eal world phenomena such as compound interest and exponential growth. This lesson should be taught after students have mastered the laws of exponents and...
11th - 12th Math
What is the Formula for Compound Interest?
View this tutorial for more than just a description of the formula for compound interest! An instructor goes through a problem, showing how to find simple interest and compound interest. After she completes each version, she explains the...
9 mins 6th - 12th Math
How Do You Use the Formula for Compound Interest?
Money, money, money. Love it! You want to earn interest on what you put into your bank account. So you make an investment to earn compound interest and you want to know how much money you will have in 60 months. Well, there's a formula...
5 mins 8th - 10th Math