The mathematics includes deepening the student understanding of percentages and the uses and/or misuses in business, media, school, and consumer applications. Include exploration of the effects of compounding the percentages in these applications.
15 - 18 days
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|a. Percentages used as fractions, to describe change, and to show comparisons. (e.g., sale prices, inflation, cost of living index and other indices, tax rates, and medical studies).||8-9
|b. Compound percents used in financial applications (e.g., savings and investments, loans, credit cards, mortgages, and federal debt).||7-9