Laptop wrap – investing wisely

Secondary KLA:
Educational levels:
Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10

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In this laptop-friendly resource, students investigate unit pricing and explore the formulae and concepts of simple and compound interest.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(MA4-6NA) solves financial problems involving purchasing goods

(MA5.1-4NA) solves financial problems involving earning, spending and investing money

(MA5.2-4NA) solves financial problems involving compound interest

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACMNA229) Connect the compound interest formula to repeated applications of simple interest using appropriate digital technologies

(ACMNA211) Solve problems involving simple interest

(ACMNA189) Solve problems involving profit and loss, with and without digital technologies

(ACMNA174) Investigate and calculate 'best buys', with and without digital technologies

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
Compound interest, Simple interest, Investment, Unit cost
File type:
State of NSW, Department of Education
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Monday, 22 October 2018

Resource ID: cbfd2ab6-33e8-4e16-9424-3fe36b20dbe1