Percentages: Lessons 2 and 3

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What does salary have to do with it? Working in small groups, scholars use percentages to find simple interest and the value of a car they can afford on a given salary. Learners continue on to work with salaries and calculate amounts spent on various budget categories.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Have the class research their career aspirations and use the median salaries to complete the activity
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  • Includes sample responses
  • Provides suggestions for differentiation
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