Money | Making Change | 20% Off | Estimate Costs CtC | Distance Learning

Money | Making Change | 20% Off | Estimate Costs CtC | Distance Learning
Money | Making Change | 20% Off | Estimate Costs CtC | Distance Learning
Money | Making Change | 20% Off | Estimate Costs CtC | Distance Learning
Money | Making Change | 20% Off | Estimate Costs CtC | Distance Learning
Money | Making Change | 20% Off | Estimate Costs CtC | Distance Learning
Money | Making Change | 20% Off | Estimate Costs CtC | Distance Learning
Money | Making Change | 20% Off | Estimate Costs CtC | Distance Learning
Money | Making Change | 20% Off | Estimate Costs CtC | Distance Learning
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How many times have you been in a store and the cashier had no idea how to figure out how much change you should get back? Registers do all the thinking for them. But what happens when the register doesn't have that function? (Yes, they do still exist.) Counting Change puts students firmly in the driver's seat calculating change for each customer.

Money: Making Change, 20% Off Sale, and Estimating Costs is a much-needed group of 3 Crack the Code puzzles giving your students real-life, practical application with money. All puzzles are self-correcting for immediate feedback. Teacher notes and answer keys are included.

20% Off Sale challenges students to determine 20% off the regular (given) price of 3 or 4 items per ticket. This problem makes a good computation or calculator problem - or both!

Estimating Costs is a mental math challenge asking students to estimate a sum for 3 or 4 prices and determine if they have enough to pay for these items. This code includes an Interactive Notebook page with tips for estimating money and a sample problem since this format is a little different than the others. It also includes an extra challenge for early finishers.

Skills include:

♦ adding & subtracting decimals

♦ problem-solving

♦ figuring 20 percent

♦ rounding decimals to nearest hundredth

♦ estimation

♦ mental math


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Reason abstractly and quantitatively. Mathematically proficient students make sense of quantities and their relationships in problem situations. They bring two complementary abilities to bear on problems involving quantitative relationships: the ability to decontextualize-to abstract a given situation and represent it symbolically and manipulate the representing symbols as if they have a life of their own, without necessarily attending to their referents-and the ability to contextualize, to pause as needed during the manipulation process in order to probe into the referents for the symbols involved. Quantitative reasoning entails habits of creating a coherent representation of the problem at hand; considering the units involved; attending to the meaning of quantities, not just how to compute them; and knowing and flexibly using different properties of operations and objects.
Find a percent of a quantity as a rate per 100 (e.g., 30% of a quantity means 30/100 times the quantity); solve problems involving finding the whole, given a part and the percent.
Understand that positive and negative numbers are used together to describe quantities having opposite directions or values (e.g., temperature above/below zero, elevation above/below sea level, credits/debits, positive/negative electric charge); use positive and negative numbers to represent quantities in real-world contexts, explaining the meaning of 0 in each situation.
Fluently add, subtract, multiply, and divide multi-digit decimals using the standard algorithm for each operation.
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Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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