Simple Interest: Problem Solving
In this interest worksheet, students use decimal division and the table comparing two bank account interest rates to solve the four word problems.
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Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 5
Looking for a way to challenge the problem-solving abilities of your young mathematicians? Then look no further. This collect of newsletter worksheets engages learners with a variety of interesting word problems that cover topics ranging...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 6
Think, question, brainstorm, and make your way through a newsletter full of puzzles and word problems. The resource includes 10 different newsletters, all with interesting problems, to give class members an out-of-the box math experience.
4th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Deciphering Word Problems in Order to Write Equations
Help young mathematicians crack the code of word problems with this three-lesson series on problem solving. Walking students step-by-step through the process of identifying key information, creating algebraic equations, and finally...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Calculate Simple Interest Using the Simple Interest Equation
Recommended after watching the prior videos in the series, this video builds on the percent change equation to create a simple interest equation. The problem is set up as a proportion and then is cross multiplied to create an equation...
6 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
How Do You Use the Formula for Simple Interest?
I=prt is the formula for simple interest. What does each variable represent? I =interest, p =amount originally invested, r =rate of interest (usually in percent), t =time. Now all you have to do is plug in the numbers and do the...
4 mins 6th - 12th Math