Stock Swaps, Variation 3

More on the fictitious takeover of the Apple Corporation by Microsoft. In this scenario, Microsoft has $28.00 per share to spare, so how many do they need to offer to make an even trade? This is an engaging problem to solve when practicing proportion and unit rate.

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Pros

  • Meets standards for ratios and proportional relationships with the Common Core framework
  • A stimulating subject for a real-world application of skills
Cons

  • None
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