Are You Interested in My Dream Car?
Students differentiate between interest rates. In this math lesson, students purchase a car with low interest and finance rate. They research banks online to compare interest rates.
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So How Much Are You Really Paying for that Loan?
Loans are rarely provided without a cost. Pupils evaluate the high cost of using a payday loan or payday advance through discussion and worksheets, and finally work in groups to develop short public service announcements that outline the...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
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
Module 3: Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
Natural human interest in patterns and algebraic study of function notation are linked in this introductory unit on the properties of sequences. Once presented with a pattern or situation, the class works through how to justify...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Last Banana: A Thought Experiment in Probability
Your learners will be surprised by the thought-provoking, counterintuitive puzzle presented in this short video that models a fun, fictional situation in which a game is played with two number cubes to decide which of two people wins a...
4 mins 7th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
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