Playing with Money (From the Other Point of View)
Students explore exchange rates. They identify the units of currency of a number of countries. Students convert money amounts accurately. They graph currency fluctuations and interpret graphs.
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Modeling with Quadratic Functions (part 2)
How many points are needed to define a unique parabola? Individuals work with data to answer this question. Ultimately, they determine the quadratic model when given three points. The concept is applied to data from a dropped object,...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Playing with my calculator on the 4th of July
This fun activity guides learners through an exploration of the effects of replacing f(x) with -f(x), f(x) + c, k f(x), and f(x + c). Using graphing calculators, students experiment with variations of the graph of y = x^2 to design a...
8th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Withdrawing Money from an ATM
Taking twenty dollars out of the ATM seems like second nature, once you get the hang of it. The class practices the steps needed to withdraw money from the ATM and then performs the task at an actual bank. The lesson has the instructor...
9th - Higher Ed Special Education & Programs
Understanding Positive and Negative Numbers with Money
How do you have negative money? Learners watch a video explaining how negative money represents money owed. It connects integers to a bank account and creates a ledger to show how negative numbers bring down the account.
4 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed