This lesson features a detailed, common core aligned, plan with a short reading passage and hands-on activities. It focuses on the credit card including how interest is calculated. Be sure to check out the student reading portion which gives some amazing facts.
National standards include:
• Understand that positive and negative numbers are used together to describe quantities having opposite direction.
• Write, read and evaluate expressions in which letters stand for numbers.
• Use variables to represent numbers and write expressions when solving a real world or mathematical problem.
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