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Calculating Car Payments

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Author:Barbara Christopher
Description: 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 (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Basic Algebra, Exponents/Roots, Fractions/Decimals/Percents, Interest Calculation

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