Student put on their entrepreneur and investor hat to make expense and revenue projections for a business in this 21st Century Math Project. Students will work through a variety of entrepreneurial dilemmas and help small business owner make decisions relative to their break even point.
In the final project, students will play the role of an Angel Investor, use regression to project revenue and expenses and analyze a financial forecast. Download the preview to see everything included!
-- In “The Break-Even Point”, students practice solving revenue and expenses models as a system of linear equations by substitution.
-- In "Revenue & Expenses" students practice finding lines of best fit using linear regressions and the models to predict the future and solve a system.
-- In "Angel Investor", students have to find linear models for revenue and expense data, use the linear models to find a break-even point and use the specifications of the angel investor to make a recommendation for investment.
In this 25 page document you will be given a mapping to the Content Standards, an outline for how to implement the project, and handout resources for students to use.
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