Where Should You Go?

Use this task as a teaching tool, or include it on a handout for math masters to practice at home. They use an online currency converter and compute monetary exchange values if they were to travel to Mexico, Canada, Spain, Kuwait, or Japan. 

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CCSS: Designed
Pros

  • An interesting topic for unit rate and conversions, differs from the more common use of measurement units for practicing this skill
  • Designed with sixth grade Common Core State Standards in mind
Cons

  • A video is recommended, but no ordering information included; it should be relatively easy to locate a similar video about currency exchanges on the Internet
Common Core