Predicting Your Financial Future

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How can you make your money grow? Your classes analyze savings account data to create the compound interest formula. They then explore the effects of compound interest on short-term versus long-term investments. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Incorporate during a unit on exponential functions
  • Extend the activity to include a similar analysis of the continual compounding interest formula
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects a solid understanding of exponential expressions

  • Includes all necessary answer keys and solution guides
  • Relates a mathematical concept to a topic that pupils can relate to

  • None
Common Core