This online activity challenges students to think about money and profit as they consider buying and selling a Beanie Baby. The activity is one of 80 mathematical challenges featured on the Figure This! web site emphasizing real-world uses of mathematics. After determining the profit for two transactions involving a Beanie Baby, students are asked to determine the number of attendees necessary to make a profit for a dance and to find the profit from buying and selling stock. Information about the stock market is included, along with a bit of Beanie Baby history. Answers to all questions and links to related web sites are included. Copyright 2005 Eisenhower National Clearinghouse


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