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A Hundred and Ten Percent

Percentages (Math 5)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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The user is given a number line and a percentage tool to use to think about discounts. Questions include finding the discount, finding the price before the discount or finding the discounted price.
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Percent Mixture Problems (Alge...

Percentages (Math 6)+ 
Flash 
Support Material 

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This minilesson explains how to work with percent mixture problems.
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Savings Calculator

Percentages (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Explore how savings, with or without regular deposits, grow over time.
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Loan Calculator

Percentages (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Explore how to pay off a loan, and how interest affects payment. You can control the the frequency of the payments and the period (number of years) of payments or the amount of each payment.
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Mixtures

Percentages (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Mixtures allows exploration of percents through two piles of colored and uncolored chips. The user must decide how many chips to color to create the desired percentage of colored chips compared to the...
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How much did it cost back in?

Percentages (Math 6)+ 
Computer 
Tool 

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This WolframAlpha widget calculates and displays the current value of a historical amount of money.
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Savings Account

Percentages (Math 7)+ 
Excel 
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Students model a savings account and answer some thoughtprovoking questions. Addition and multiplication as well as a few spreadsheet concepts are all that is needed for students to use the model.
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Loan

Percentages (Math 7)+ 
Excel 
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Student model a loan they would like to take out. The only mathematical concepts required are addition and multiplication. Terminology and a few basic spreadsheet concepts need to be covered.
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Paycheck

Percentages (Math 7)+ 
Excel 
Tool 

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Students calculate net income and discover how much money they pay in taxes and for benefits in the process.
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Compound Interest Calculator 1

Percentages (Math 7)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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This calculator is for a onetime investment (with no withdrawals). It finds the amount you will have at the end of your investment.
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Compound Interest Calculator 2

Percentages (Math 7)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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This calculator is for a onetime investment (with no withdrawals). It finds how much you will have to invest to reach your desired goal.
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Compound Interest Calculator 3

Percentages (Math 7)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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This calculator is for a onetime investment (with no withdrawals). It finds how long it will take for an investment to reach a certain amount.
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Annuities Calculator 1

Percentages (Math 7)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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This calculator is for monthly or yearly regular investments of a set amount (with no withdrawals). It finds the amount you will have at the end of your investment.
It assumes that the investments...
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Annuities Calculator 2

Percentages (Math 7)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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This calculator is for monthly or yearly regular investments of a set amount (with no withdrawals.) It finds the monthly and yearly amounts to will need to invest to reach your desired goal.
It...
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Loan Calculator 1

Percentages (Math 7)+ 
JavaScript 
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This calculator is for car loans and other types of loans where monthly payments are made and the interest is compounded monthly (which is standard for the U.S.) It finds the amount you will have pay...
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Auto Loan Calculator 1

Percentages (Math 7)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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This calculator is for car loans where monthly payments are made and the interest is compounded monthly (which is standard for the U.S.) It finds the amount you will have pay each month on your loan ...
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Mortgage Loan Calculator

Percentages (Math 7)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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This calculator is for mortgage loans where monthly payments are made and the interest is compounded monthly (which is standard for the U.S.) It finds the amount you will have pay each month on your ...
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Credit Card Calculator

Percentages (Math 7)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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This calculator is for figuring out how long it will take you to pay off your credit cards where set monthly payments are made and the interest is compounded monthly (which is standard for the U.S.)
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The GiveItUptoGetRich Cal...

Percentages (Math 7)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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This calculator is for experimenting with how much money you can save if you give up smoking or your morning latte and muffin. It finds the amount you will have at the end of your investment.
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Is it better to buy or rent?

Percentages (Math 7)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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Whether renting is better than buying depends on many factors, particularly how fast prices and rents rise and how long you stay in your home. Compare the costs of buying and renting a home in the cal...
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What is Area?

Perimeter (Math 3)+ 
Computer 
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Collaborative group activity comparing area and perimeter using HandsOn Math software by Ventura Educational Systems. The ideas could also be adapted to use with other software or a Java applet.
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Perimeter

Perimeter (Math 3)+ 
Flash 
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This module is about finding out how to work out the perimeter of irregular shapes, using factsheets, worksheets, and a quiz at three levels of difficulty. Find related resources for further explorati...
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Shape Explorer Dialogue

Perimeter (Math 4)+ 
Java Applet 
Support Material 

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A dialogue between a mentor and a student about using the Shape Explorer applet to find the area and perimeter of an irregular shape.
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Tables and Chairs

Perimeter (Math 4)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Explore rectangular and straightline arrangements of tables, calculating the number of chairs needed to surround different arrangements thereby exploring perimeter concepts. Tables and Chairs is one ...
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Perimeter

Perimeter (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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Introduces the concept of perimeter.
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