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Empowering Democracy

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
How do you prepare your students to become informed and involved citizens? You could check out the ideas in this collection of materials from the non-profit Classroom Law Project.
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Chapter 29: Rent, Interest, and Profits

For Teachers 10th - 12th
As viewers will quickly learn, rent is a vital part of our economy - both paying and receiving. Each perspective of a rent agreement are featured here. Included are details about the rate of interest and profits, as well as changes in...
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Economic Profit and Costs Review

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between the way an accountant calculates profit versus the way an economist calculates profit? Discover one take on the issue offered by Mr. Clifford, who reviews the concepts of explicit costs, implicit costs, and...
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Graphs of Functions Based on Rules: Plotting Profits

For Students 8th
Profit from this interactive on graphing and interpreting functions. An interactive allows learners to plot a square root function representing a company's profits. They answer some challenge questions that require interpreting this...
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Estimating Profit from a Job

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Profit always seems to get everyone's attention. The same is true during a lesson on estimation. Learners use given information to estimate the cost of supplies for a painting job. They then develop a strategy for estimating the profit...
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Maximizing Profits: Selling Boomerangs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You'll return to this resource again .. .and again ... and again. Class members determine the maximum profit of a boomerang-making business by solving a system of equations. They then review and analyze provided sample responses to the...
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Linear Equation Application (Write a Profit Equation) - Example

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Scholars profit from watching a short video about linear equations. They learn to write linear equations to represent profit when given information about revenue and cost. In addition, they see how to find the break-even point using the...
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Profitable Soda Stand

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Am I making any money? Help learners determine if their fictitious soda stand is turning a profit. They graph linear equations using the slope and y-intercept and identify the best price to use to sell soda. They identify the domain and...
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Profit, Loss and Value Added

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover the meaning of profit and identify different types of profits. They examine the functions of profit in a business. They discuss the basic forces behind a market system.
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Incentives, Profit and the Entrepreneur

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students discuss hypothetical problems associated with price and profit. They discuss the fairness of profit, how it should be measured, and the consequences of setting acceptable levels of profit.
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Profit of a Company

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your business executives choose which of three equivalent forms of a quadratic equation is the most useful for finding various pieces of information in this task centered on a company's profits.
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Revenue, Costs, and Maximizing Profit

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Upper graders explore the relationship between revenue, cost, and profit. They investigate maximizing profit by conducting research in pairs and contributing to a class discussion.
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Perfect Competition in the Short Run

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
What exactly is perfect competition, one of the four market structures, in economics?
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Revenue, Profits, and Price

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Economists and accountants work with money every day, but their perspectives about that money can be very different. An informative video from Crash Course Economics explores basic elements of microeconomics, including economies of...
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Pet Sitters Feasible Region

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Find the best way to maximize the profit. Pupils graph four constraints of a pet-sitting company, using a revenue equation to find a maximum amount the sitters can earn. By using the equation, scholars determine the number of cats and...
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Why Volunteer?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Inspire scholars to volunteer their time to make a positive change in their community. With help from research, a public speaker, and reflection, learners define and asses what it takes to be a volunteer in a business, non-profit,...
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Investigating Maximizing Profits

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students investigate the maximization of profit in business.  In this Economics lesson, students examine revenue and cost to calculate profit and investigate what productions quantity gives the company maximum profit. 
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Hassan's Pictures - Linear Programming and Profit Lines

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students graph systems of linear inequalities. In this linear programming and profit lesson, students explore linear programming problems. They graph a feasible region in a linear programming problem and identify the profit lines. ...
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Show Me the Money

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Pupils investigate financial applications of mathematics in this mathematics lesson. They will investigate equations that represent a company’s income, expense, and profit functions and use those equations to identify break even points...
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Business Ownership

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Let's learn a little bit about business! Given information about a t-shirt company, young mathematicians explore the revenue, costs, profits, and future sales. They develop mathematical models for these quantities using linear,...
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Profit and Loss

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students analyze the concept of profit and loss, the components of a simple profit and loss statement and the importance of a profit and loss statement. They calculate profits using gross income, total expenses and cost of goods sold....
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MR = MC Practice

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Given quantity, total cost, and a perfectly competitive firm, how much should an organization produce and what will be the profit? Watch as the concept of profit maximization is broken down and explained with real-time illustrations and...
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Reading Bar Graphs

For Students 8th
In this bar graphs activity, 8th graders solve and complete 10 different problems that include interpreting two different bar graphs. First, they determine the least profitable year for selling books. Then, students determine the age...
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Competition and Market Structure

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in a simulation in which some are buyers and some are sellers in a trading activity. They set their own prices and record transactions. Then they calculate who made the biggest profit. They discuss the results.

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