Lesson Plan


This activity deals with the fundamental notion of a limit. The activity has students analyze a real world business scenario and to explore limits by looking at trends in data.


  • Mathematics > General
  • Mathematics > Algebra
  • Mathematics > Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics > Equations
  • Mathematics > Problem Solving

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12


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Update Standards?

CCSS.Math.Content.6.RP.A.3c: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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.

S2486812: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Mathematics

solve real-world problems to find the whole given a part and the percent, to find the part given the whole and the percent, and to find the percent given the part and the whole, including the use of concrete and pictorial models; and
Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2009-07-03.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This is a lesson using real-world advertising activities to illustrate the notion of a limit. It’s effective though there are a few leaps that might confuse students.

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