Consumer Math - How to Compute Simple Interest

Watch as the Secret Math Tutor demonstrates how to compute simple interest in a helpful math video. The narrator poses a word problem and formula before working through the problem, complete with explanation and work shown.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Assign the video for homework during your unit on consumer math to prepare learners for tomorrow's lesson
  • Apply the principle to a practical project or simulation in your math class
  • Show the video to the members of your class who could use a little clarification about simple interest
Classroom Considerations

  • Opens with an advertisement for a paid tutoring program
Pros

  • Length of the video would make it a good computer lab assignment or part of a homework assignment
  • Writing and narration are clear and easy to understand
Cons

  • Video is informative but not very engaging