Author:
Jillian Miller, Megan Simmons, Stefanie Holmes, Jessica Chambers, Brad Fox, Heather Doncaster, Ashley Morgan, Misty Anderson
Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Full Course
Level:
Community College / Lower Division
Tags:
  • Budget
  • General Studies
  • Gross Salary
  • Loans
  • Math 1010
  • Net Salary
  • Savings
  • Time Value of Money
    License:
    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
    Language:
    English

    Algebra Project

    Algebra Project

    Overview

    The project is designed to help students better understand budgeting. They will also learn about the real-life options and challenges to managing money. Students will learn about gross and net salaries, renting and buying a home, credit scores, savings, loans, and time value of money. 

    Life Simulator Activity

    The answer key can be found in the MyOpenMath course. 

    The full project is designed to be customizable. The full project will roughly take three 50 mintue class periods. However, the project can be done in one or two days by removing some of the sections. This project could also be given as an out of class assignment

    The project is designed to help students better understand budgeting. They will also learn about the real-life options and challenges to managing money. Students will learn about gross and net salaries, renting and buying a home, credit scores, savings, loans, and time value of money.