Setting Goals

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Setting financial goals is a common occurrence in middle school that your learners can practice using this activity. They will be able to solve for how many hours Seth needs to work to save up for a skateboard, helmet, and trip. The question uses "about" when determining the cost so they will need to use their judgement in calculating an answer. Calculators recommended for difficult division. 

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CCSS: Designed
Pros

  • Real-world context
  • Relates to financial responsibility
Cons

  • Answers can vary
Common Core