Students solve interest problems for bank accounts and loans to gain real life experience. They also review newspapers and find a car they wish to purchase then are given a rate and time of loan.
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Introduction to Earning Interest: Middle School
Does your bank pay you for allowing them to hold your money? Class members research three different ways they can earn money using money already in the bank. Topics include certificates of deposit, statement savings accounts, and money...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Calculating and Rounding Numbers
Mathematicians need to know that not all numbers are rational. We approximate irrational number with rational numbers. That is why a calculator may be misleading. This task give learners an opportunity to see how rounding a number and...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed