"A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned" Calculating Simple Interest
Sixth graders will engage in an activity of calculating simple interest with a pretend banki account. This does not only teach Math skills. It also can help learners become acquainted with responsible saving of finances.
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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
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
Calculate Simple Interest Using the Simple Interest Equation
Recommended after watching the prior videos in the series, this video builds on the percent change equation to create a simple interest equation. The problem is set up as a proportion and then is cross multiplied to create an equation...
6 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Calculate Percent Increase and Decrease in Context
The main confusion with percent change is with setting up the problem. Show your learners how to use proportions to solve for the percent change and how to organize the information correctly. The lesson uses the scale factor method to...
5 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed