Calculating Car Payments
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Barbara Christopher  
Lesson plan with the objectives of using a formula containing complex fractions and large exponents to calculate a monthly car payment, using the order of operations while putting such a formula into a scientific calculator, and seeing a very practical use for complex fractions and large exponents.  


Levels:  High School (912), College 
Languages:  English 
Resource Types:  Lesson Plans and Activities 
Math Topics:  Basic Algebra, Exponents/Roots, Fractions/Decimals/Percents, Interest Calculation 
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