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165 resources with the concept interest

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Discount and Sales Price

For Teachers 4th - 6th
One of the most practical ways to teach about percentages is to use the real-life example of "sale" or "discount" pricing. This presentation poses many of these type of problems for young mathematicians who are trying to master the...
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Building the Aggregate Expenditures Model

For Teachers 10th - 12th
A good accompaniment to an economics lesson, this presentation explores the aggregate expenditures model, detailing the relationship between consumption and saving using graphs and charts. Additional information includes investments and...
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Financial Institution Comparison

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Once learners are ready to choose a bank, how do they make a smart decision for their financial needs? Scholars help each other by jigsawing the research in groups. After introducing checking and savings accounts with the attached...
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Module: Self Awareness

For Teachers 8th - 12th
What are your high school students interested in? This college and career readiness resource gives them a chance to consider their choices based on interest. The CHOICES Planner link takes kids to a home page where they must create an...
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Calculating Simple Interest

For Students 8th - 12th
Interest can be both a best friend and an enemy...show your learners how it can manifest through this set of 10 word problems. For each, they calculate time, principle, interest, or rate and choose an answer from multiple choice...
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I Can Buy Anything I Want: Consumer Debt and Social Responsibility

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A clear, comprehensive overview of consumer debt, credit, interest, international currency, and social responsibility, this 45-minute session falters in the application stage. You'll need to create a way for learners to demonstrate their...
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Does My hair Disrupt Your Learning?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students use the internet to research ways to save and earn money. They interview bankers and financial counselors to discover different types of investments. Students create public service announcements to inform their classmates of...
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Home sales records

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Practice consumer mathematics through by investigating home mortgages. Budding economists find the interest rates for 30-year and 15-year loans and calculate the estimated monthly payments. They use their data to compare periods of time...
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Exploring Career Choices

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students complete a self-analysis exercise and choose a career to research based on the results. Students research their career using various resources including interview and internet research. They use the information gathered to...
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A Way to Wealth: Understanding Interest and Investments

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Money motivates! Help young bankers understand how math plays a part in investing. Give learners math practice while instilling real-world financial literacy skills.
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What is the Formula for Simple Interest?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
I=prt is the formula for 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 calculations.
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What is the Formula for Compound Interest?

For Teachers 9th - 11th
View this tutorial for more than just a description of the formula for compound interest! An instructor goes through a problem, showing how to find simple interest and compound interest. After she completes each version, she explains the...
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How Do You Use the Formula for Simple Interest?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
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...
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How Do You Solve a More Complicated Interest Problem?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
This word problem on simple interest has a bit of a twist. When you read this word problem it boggles the mind. I know, it boggled mine. But never fear, the instructor takes you through this seemingly complicated interest problem...
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Investing for the Future

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders perform basic calculations for saving and investment strategies. they simulate the investment of $1,000 in the stock market and savings account. they determine which pays the greater dividend.
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Buying a Car

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders create spreadsheets to calculate payments. They create a list of items they would like to purchase that require monthly payments. They simulate buying a car and create a spreadsheet to determine the amount of the monthly...
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Investment Problems

For Teachers 9th - 10th
In this investment problem worksheet, learners read story problems and use the interest formula to determine the total amount invested, or rate of return. This one-page worksheet contains six problems, with answers.
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How Do You Double Your Money?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students understand how to calculate the return on investments for various rates and lengths. Also, they compare their results with the StocksQuest Calculator, which lists calculations year by year.
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Arithmetic Sequences 1.6

For Students 9th - 12th
In this arithmetic sequences worksheet, students solve 45 short answer, multiple choice, and graphing problems. Students find the nth term of an arithmetic sequence. Students solve systems of equations using elimination. Students find...
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A Basket of Bangles: How a Business Begins

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students consider concepts of banking introduced in the story, "Basket of Bangles." In this banking lesson, students identify key terms through recall questions interspersed in the story. Using five handouts and a game, students compare...
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Numbers

For Students 8th - 12th
In this interest worksheet, students calculate interest and percentages of numbers in number and word problems. Students complete 29 problems.
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M & M Interesting

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students compute and collect interest payments in the form of M&M candies. In this mathematics lesson, students work in small groups to compute either simple or compound interest. They compare the growth of their accounts after six...
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Credit and Interest

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students investigate annual percentage rate and credit cards. In this algebra lesson, students investigate how a non-profit business runs. They define the difference between grants and loans and calculate interest that could be...
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Money: Kids and Cash

For Teachers K - 5th
Students discuss what a bank is and what it is used for. In this mathematics lesson, students solve problems related to interest and percentages.