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Are You Ready? Project 1 - Real Life Situations (Job, Car, Living, Gas)

Are You Ready? Project 1 - Real Life Situations (Job, Car, Living, Gas)
Product Description
This project was used with a group of 8th graders in pre-algebra.

Students are given a job and a certain hourly wage. They are then presented with a series of situations, such as buying a car, paying 20% in wage tax, renting a place to live, and paying for gas.

Key concepts include: percent of a number (taxes), and proportions.

The goal of the project is for students to realize how expensive it is to live on some of the basic necessities.
Total Pages
6 pages
Answer Key
Not Included
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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