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Are You Interested in Stretching Your Dollars?

Sandy Powers 

November 2001

Abstract:

This activity compares the amount of money a student could earn by investing money in interest bearing accounts versus the amount of money the student could earn by purchasing lottery tickets. Such concepts as simple interest, compound interest, exponents, exponential growth, and functions are introduced.  

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Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 5
Grades 6-8
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