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Real-World Math from KQED's The Lowdown

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Middle schoolers explore math concepts like percentages, probability, and statistics in new and inventive ways with a collection of lessons that use videos, graphs, and activities to help them understand issues like climate change,...
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Episode 14: Getting Real about Interest Rates

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It costs money to borrow money. Historians use a podcast to investigate how interest rates impact buying—and borrowing—in the marketplace. The 14th episode in a 21-part Economic Lowdown series researches the extra money people must pay...
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Interest Rates: Real vs Nominal Practice

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Are interest rates a good or bad thing? Explain to your young economists why the answer depends on such factors as who is buying and lending and what is the inflationary rate, and how this all ties into banking practices and general...
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Compounding with 100% Interest Rates

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your young economists will be amazed at the effect of compounding interest more frequently in this collaborative task about making sound financial choices. Learners are walked through the calculations of a couple of examples and then...
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LIBOR: London InterBank Offer Rate

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Sal explains the relationship of FIBOR to interest rates and to other interbank borrowing rates, such as the Federal Funds Rate in the U.S. Viewers will appreciate the simple way he defines and contextualizes these concepts in this short...
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Compounding with a 5% Interest Rate

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The balance in an account continuously compounding interest is the context of this engaging task. Your young accountants will investigate the ending balance in an account as they compound the interest more and more. Learners write the...
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Simple and Compound Interest

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Your learners will get lots of practice calculating simple and compound interest by the end of this lesson. Simple explanations and examples lead learners through the concepts and steps of calculating simple and compound interest...
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Percent Rate of Change

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
If mathematicians know the secret to compound interest, why aren't more of them rich? Young mathematicians explore compound interest with exponential functions in the twenty-seventh installment of a 35-part module. They calculate future...
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High Interest Bananas - Enrichment 18.6

For Students 6th - 8th
In this interest calculation worksheet, students solve 6 math application problems in which the principal and interest is calculated at different rates. Students also solve a ratio application problem.
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Saving and Investing

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You have to have money to make money, especially in the world of banking and investments. High schoolers learn about interest rates, saving and investment options, and ways to stay aware of their money's security and earning ability with...
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Interesting Interest Rates

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your young bankers compare earning interest accumulated yearly and monthly to decide which method most increases their balance. Using an exponential function to model the bank balance affords the learners more practice connecting these...
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Calculating Simple Interest

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How much is owed? A calculated resource introduces the simple interest formula with a video that describes how to use it. Classmates then show what they know by answering questions within a simple interest worksheet.
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The Determination of Interest Rates and Their Effect on Investment Decisions

For Students 11th - 12th
Use this worksheet on interest to help your class practice important skills. Learners fill in the blanks for questions relating to interest, plot supply and demand schedules on a graph, complete a table, and solve problems.
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Banking 15: More on the Fed Funds Rate

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Going deeper into the concept of the Federal Funds Rate, this video guides viewers through the process of inter-bank lending, much like the previous video (Banking 14). Sal's easygoing approach is simple to understand and fun to watch.
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Credit: Taking an Interest in Credit

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Learners examine how credit works but looking at how credit cards and interest rates work. They use percentages to solve problems using credit card interest rates while completing a worksheets.
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Calculating Simple Interest

For Students 6th - 7th
In this math instructional activity, students investigate the concept of paying interest on a loan. Students read 10 problems where they look at a picture of something they are going to buy at a certain price and interest rate. Students...
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Ratios and Unit Rates

For Teachers 6th Standards
This turn-key unit on ratios and unit rates walks through a 30-lesson unit on teaching proportional reasoning, with each lesson broken into detailed teaching notes and time allotments for all parts. An unbelievable resource when taken...
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Loan Amortization - Mortgage

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When you buy a home for $100,000, you pay $100,000—right?  On the list of important things for individuals to understand, the lesson presents the concept of interest rates and loan amortization using spreadsheets and online sources....
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What is the Formula for Compound Interest?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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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Simple Interest

For Teachers 7th Standards
An interest-ing lesson helps young financial wizards determine the amount of money earned via interest. The resource introduces the concept of simple interest to show how money can grow. Pupils use their knowledge of percents to solve...
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Compound Interest and e (Part 4)

For Students 10th - 12th
Finally arriving at the general formula for continuously compounded interest as A = Pert, Sal shows a few examples. In the first example, the interest rate, rate of compounding, term of the loan, and principal are all given, and one...
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Introduction to Interest

For Students 10th - 12th
Here is a simple tutorial on the difference between simple and compound interest. In it, Sal describes what interest is, defines the vocabulary of principle and interest rate. He also models year-by-year the amount of money owed under...
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Introduction to Interest

For Students 10th - 12th
Here is a simple tutorial on the difference between simple and compound interest. In it, Sal describes what interest is, defines the vocabulary of principle and interest rate. He also models year-by-year the amount of money owed under...
10:04
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Compound Interest and e (Part 3)

For Students 10th - 12th
Continuing with the lesson on compound interest, in this video, Sal derives the general formula for any amount of principle, interest rate, and compounding periods over one year.

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