M & M Interesting

Middle schoolers compute and collect interest payments in the form of M&M candies. In this mathematics lesson, students work in small groups to compute either simple or compound interest. They compare the growth of their accounts after six cycles. A recommendation to "pay" the middle schoolers in M&M candies is made to make the lesson more interesting for the students.

6th - 8th Math 9 Views 50 Downloads
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Arithmetic & Pre-Algebra
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
1 hr

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