1. Created by: Michelle Parsons, Mesa College
2. Type of activity: hands on activity, small group problem solving (paper and pencil)

3. Course level: Basic Math

4. Topic: Place Value, Addition/Subtraction of Whole Numbers

5. Materials: worksheet, scissors optional

6. Time required: 50 minutes

7. Description: Students balance the budget at a candy store by creating a spreadsheet of the stores bank account. Receipts and canceled checks are provided on the worksheet for students to work with.

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