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Finance: Depreciation (Double Declining)

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Of particular interest to a group of business and finance pupils, this lesson explores depreciation of automobile values by comparing the double declining balance to the straight line method. Mostly this is done through a slide...
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What Percentage of Time Do You Spend Doing Daily Activities?

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Engage your kids with an intriguing, real-life exploration that covers several areas in math, and allows for natural academic differentiation.
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How Big Is That Star?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Aspiring astronomers study stars. They compare stars and explain the relationship between radius, mass, and diameter. By creating a star simulation, they discover how a binary star system's orbit can cause changes in the observed...
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Points on a Number Line

For Students 4th - 6th
Using a number line can provide students with a concrete representation of the value various numbers hold. Sal plots 6 different numbers on a number line. He includes whole, decimal, and negative numbers.
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Math in Art-Fractions, Percentages, and Decimals

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Your creative mathematicians will enjoy this unique lesson that combines math with art. They will create a vibrant design on a 10" by 10" grid, using pre-cut squares from colored paper. After completing their art project, individuals...
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The Fruits of Fairness

For Teachers 4th - 9th Standards
Unfortunately the world isn't fair, but exactly how unfair is it? In this cross-curricular lesson, young mathematicians explore the uneven distribution of wealth in the United States, using their knowledge of percents and proportions to...
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Probability Homework

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Eight problems get seventh graders selecting the likelihood of certain real-world events occurring. They relate the probabilities in fraction, decimal, and percent form. No answer key is provided, so make sure to create one prior to...
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How Do You Solve a Decimal Inequality Using Addition?

For Teachers 8th - 9th
In order to solve this inequality use the addition property of inequality to isolate the variable. Don't forget that these are decimal numbers. So be sure to line up the decimals according to the rules of adding decimals.
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What is a Terminating Decimal?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
What is a decimal number called if it ends and has a finite number of digits? It's called a terminating decimal. Not all fractions are terminating decimals, but all terminating decimals can be written as fractions. Watch this video and...
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How Do You Solve a Decimal Equation Using Addition?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Use the addition property of inequality to solve this problem. Since this is a subtraction problem, the opposite is used to isolate the variable. It's just a one-step solution. But don't forget this is a decimal problem so line up the...
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What's a Percent?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Percent is the number of something per 100. It can be written with a percent sign (%), or as a decimal, or as a fraction- a number over 100.
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How Do You Use the Formula for Compound Interest?

For Teachers 8th - 10th
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...
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How Do You Divide a Decimal by a Decimal?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Many learners would look at this decimal division problem and just skip it. Don't let them do that! Figure out how to help your learners master long division. The teacher helps make decimals and long division seem doable.
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Manufacturing: Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Shielding Gas Mix

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Middle schoolers apply math to the real-world skill of choosing the correct shielding gas mixture for welding. Even if you do not have shielding gas cylinders on hand for demonstrating, the concepts of converting percentages into...
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Business Management and Administration: Compound Interest - A Millionaire's Best Friend

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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How Do You Use the Formula for Simple Interest?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
I=prt is the formula for simple interest. What does each variable represent? I =interest, p =amount originally invested, r =rate of interest (usually in percent), t =time. Now all you have to do is plug in the numbers and do the...
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How Do You Figure Out if a Square Root is Bigger than Another Number?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
You have been given a square root and need to compare that to a decimal number to find out which one is bigger. How can you make that comparison? One way to do this is to find the square root of the square root number and then compare it...
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What's a Percent?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Percent is the number of something per 100. It can be written with a percent sign (%), or as a decimal, or as a fraction- a number over 100.
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What is the Percent Equation?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What number is 40% of 30? Learn the formula and be able to figure out all of the percent problems. The instructor demonstrates the basic formula. Then she shows how and where to plug in the numbers according to what the problem is asking...
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How Do You Figure Out a Percent of Change?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
First identify the parts of the word problem. Next identify the variable, decide what formula to use, figure out the quantities, insert the quantities into the equation, and now solve. There are many parts to solving this word problem so...
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How Do You Use an Equation to Find a Part of a Whole?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Watch the instructor change a percent into a decimal and multiply it by the original number to determine the percent. One idea would be to embed this video in a PowerPoint presentation, or assign it as homework with your flipped...
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How Do You Use an Equation to Find a Whole?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The teacher shows how to break down this problem by first identifying all the terms. After changing the percent to a decimal, she shows how to set up the equation using the terms. Lastly, she solves the equation using the division...
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Real-Life Problems

For Students 4th - 5th
Choose your operation; scholars read five math-application word problems and determine which of four operations to use in solving each. They work with time and measurements, making sure to include the proper units in their solutions....
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Real-Life Problems

For Students 3rd - 4th
When did math become so relevant? Scholars choose from four operations to solve five word problems dealing with money and measurements. They show their work in a designated space, and must include units in their answers. Learners work...