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The Million $ Mission

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Author:Cynthia Lanius
Description: You have your choice of two payment options on your new job: 1. One cent on the first day, two cents on the second day, and double your salary every day thereafter for the thirty days; or 2. Exactly $1,000,000. (That's one million dollars!) What's the best choice? Includes pages on exponential growth and patterns, links to exponentials on the Web, questions, and teachers notes.

Levels: Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Middle School (6-8), Ninth Grade
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Graphing Equations, Multiplication, Exponents/Roots, Number Sense/About Numbers, Patterns/Relationships

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