Simple and Compound Interest


  • Jul 31 2010 11:20 AM

    Rita Nutsch

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An overview of interest. After reviewing some basic facts about interest and the way it is calculated, students link to other sites on the Internet to try out a variety of financial calculators to experiment with the concepts introduced here. Through this activity, students will look at the basic concepts of savings and investing, and see how money can actually make more money.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6

    Topics: Mathematics, Number Sense, Parts of a Whole (Fractions, Decimals & Percent)