This set of task cards will provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to solve problems related to down payments on items, mortgage loans, banking procedures, and calculate simple interest. To perform these tasks the student will apply their mathematical knowledge related to basic arithmetic operations and percents.
Topics included in this set of task cards include:
Calculating down payments.
Calculating final mortgage payments on a property.
Determining balances on checking and savings accounts.
Calculating interest on loans using a simple interest formula.
Many common core objectives will be met by each student completing these task cards.
The teacher may distribute a task card to each student entering the classroom as a warm-up activity or as an extra activity for students who have completed a given assignment.