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Other

Description:

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

Subjects:

  • Education > General
  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Informal Education,Process skills,Grade 8,Middle School,NSDL,Consumer mathematics,Grade 9,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Social Sciences,High School,Grade 6,Problem solving,Mathematics,Real world applications,Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184049449T,Grade 7

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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