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39 resources with the concept cost analysis

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Money Matters: Why It Pays to Be Financially Responsible

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What does it mean to be financially responsible? Pupils begin to develop the building blocks of strong financial decision making by reviewing how their past purchases are examples of cost comparing, cost-benefit analysis, and budgeting.
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Land Development

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Groups work with polynomials to devise functions that will model a selling price for property. The teams determine variables to create expressions to represent the cost required to develop land into a housing addition. Classmates then...
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Real-Life Math | Data Analyst

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Data is just waiting for scholars to analyze. By viewing a video of a data analyst explaining his job and the math that surrounds it, scholars begin a lesson on data collection and analysis. Groups develop questions for a poll on teenage...
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College: Plan Well and Pay Less

For Teachers 11th Standards
They say you gotta pay to play, and post secondary education is no exception! The sixth and final lesson in a series of college and career readiness activities focuses on the cost of attending a variety of institutions and programs....
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Apples and Peaches

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Be systematic in finding prices. Pupils use a situation on the total cost of fruit to solve a system of equations. The resource presents the amount of fruit purchased and the totals for two shopping trips. The scholars use that...
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Miguel's Milkshakes

For Students 7th Standards
Moooove over, there's a better deal over there! The fourth segment in a series of eight requires individuals to determine the best unit cost for milk. Scholars calculate the least amount they can spend on a particular quantity of milk....
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Best Buys

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Which scenario is the better deal? Class members examine nine scenarios to determine which choice offers a better deal. Pupils decide whether they need to find unit costs or total prices to compare the two options.
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Unit Price

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Extend an understanding of ratios and proportions to include unit rates. The video lesson compares two prices of different sizes using two methods. The instructor first calculates a unit price for each product and compares the costs. The...
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Picking Apples

For Teachers 8th Standards
Getting the best pick of the apples depends on where to pick. The short assessment presents a situation in which class members must analyze a real-world situation to determine the cost of picking apples. The pricing structures resemble...
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Cost Comparisons

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Our final proposal for the cost of the bridge requested is ... In the last segment in a series of 10, pairs work together to develop a proposal for a city bridge design. The class completes a cost comparison between concrete and steel to...
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Fences

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Pupils design a fence for a backyard pool. Scholars develop a fence design based on given constraints, determine the amount of material they need, and calculate the cost of the project. 
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Corn and Oats

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
How much land does a parcel hold? How much fertilizer does it take for a field of corn? Pupils answer these questions and more as they apply ratio reasoning and unit analysis. 
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Framing a House

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
If members of your class wonder where they can use the math they learn in middle school, let them discover the answer. Learners apply geometry concepts of scale and measure to calculate the costs of framing a house addition.
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Task: Storage Sheds

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Bridge the gap between mathematics and Career Technical Education. Pupils research the cost associated with building storage sheds and analyze possible profit. They build scale models and determine if building and selling the sheds is a...
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Costing

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your young business men and women discover that selling what they make at a profit is the key in running a business. Learners practice the contextual math needed in the CTE lesson plan; then apply their percent proportion concepts in...
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Aggregate Supply Practice

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
In less than three minutes, introduce your young economists to the short-run aggregate supply curve, illustrating the production of all goods in the country. The video discusses what can shift the curve on the graph to the right or left,...
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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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Cereal Box Project

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Challenge your class with this fun and engaging engineering design project. The goal, to create a brand new cereal complete with a list of ingredients, a name and logo, and a box to hold it in. Starting with a survey to determine the...
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Translating and Evaluating Cell Phone Plans

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewTranslate phone plans to algebraic expressions. Pupils review translating verbal phrases to algebraic expressions by filling out graphic organizers and completing matching activities. Using a fictitious cell phone company, they create...
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The Ultimate Kitchen Renovation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Cook up a nice new kitchen. Future designers apply quadrilaterals to design a new kitchen floor. They create a tessellation and determine the area of the pattern. As an added component and real-world application, they must stick to a...
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Beach House

For Teachers 6th Standards
What's the best way to make a beach house affordable? Given constraints on the number of rooms and the cost of flooring, learners design dream beach houses. They draw floor plans and calculate the areas using different units.
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Pricing Your Craft Worksheet

For Students 11th - 12th
This cross-curricular activity could be used to teach economics, business, practical math, and more. Learners pretend they are craftspeople and choose a craft to market. Using a graphic organizer and provided models, class members...
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Meal Picking

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Scholars explore systems design and its relation to meal picking by using computer simulations to test systems designs. They learn about the Pick-to-Light System and calculate average picking times.
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Skateboard Assembly - Line Balance

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Utilize the activity on utilization. The second installment of a nine-part technology/engineering series teaches scholars about the flow of a balanced assembly line and the definition of utilization. Videos, activities, and simulations...