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Have you looked closely at the bills or paper currency that you use every day? Next time you are in Canada be sure to check out their new $50 bill. This week, Bank of Canada unveiled a “safer, cheaper, and greener” bill which they say has “crossed a technological frontier”. Sounds cool right?. But what makes it special?
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Finance & Budgeting

by Kellie Demmler

Students learn how to record debits and credits in an electronic ledger, calculate percentages of debt to income, and create a budget.
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Valley Stream Central HS Self-Contained Program: Math & Financial Topics Instructional Unit & Lesson Plans
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Money Smart Children: Financial Literacy & Philanthropy

by The LEAGUE Curriculum by Learning to Give

In this teaching unit, which contains five individual lessons, the students learn the meaning of the words spend, save, invest, and donate. They collect money to donate and use an economic decision-making model to choose the recipient. Students begin to understand the importance of budgeting and create a personal budget. Younger students practice their skills in identifying and counting coins, while older students gain experience with data tables and bar graphs.
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This is a personal finance resource book developed by Business Education teacher, Ms. Kathy Deasy, and Mathematics teacher, Mrs. Diane Jakobsen, for teaching personal finance to high school students. All activities are project based and developed by these two teachers. Solutions are provided. Students taking this half-year personal finance course receive either a math credit or a business education credit.
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Click HERE to download the chapter as a PDF. Chapter 37, Finance comes from the FHSST (Free High School Science Texts) Mathematics textbook. FHSST is a project that aims to provide free science and mathematics textbooks for Grades 10 to 12 science learners. The project was initiated by young South African scientists, and now brings together scientists from around the world who are willing to contribute to the writing of the books. Below is a complete Table of Contents for this chapter. This resource is part of the FHSST Mathematics collection. CONTENTS IV GRADE 12 Chapter 37: Finance - Grade 12 37.1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 477 37.2 Finding the Length of the Investment or Loan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 477 37.3 A Series of Payments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 478 37.3.1 Sequences and Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 479 37.3.2 Present Values of a series of Payments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 479 37.3.3 Future Value of a series of Payments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 484 37.3.4 Exercises - Present and Future Values . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 485 37.4 Investments and Loans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 485 37.4.1 Loan Schedules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 485 37.4.2 Exercises - Investments and Loans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 489 37.4.3 Calculating Capital Outstanding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 489 37.5 Formulae Sheet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 489 37.5.1 Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 490 37.5.2 Equations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 490 37.6 End of Chapter Exercises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 490
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Click HERE to download the chapter as a PDF. Chapter 21, Finance comes from the FHSST (Free High School Science Texts) Mathematics textbook. FHSST is a project that aims to provide free science and mathematics textbooks for Grades 10 to 12 science learners. The project was initiated by young South African scientists, and now brings together scientists from around the world who are willing to contribute to the writing of the books. Below is a complete Table of Contents for this chapter. This resource is part of the FHSST Mathematics collection. CONTENTS III GRADE 11 Chapter 21: Finance - Grade 11 21.1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 271 21.2 Depreciation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 271 21.3 Simple Depreciation (it really is simple!) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 271 21.4 Compound Depreciation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 274 21.5 Present Values or Future Values of an Investment or Loan . . . . . . . . . . . . 276 21.5.1 Now or Later . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 276 21.6 Finding i . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 278 21.7 Finding n - Trial and Error . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 279 21.8 Nominal and Effective Interest Rates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 280 21.8.1 The General Formula . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 281 21.8.2 De-coding the Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 282 21.9 Formulae Sheet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 284 21.9.1 Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 284 21.9.2 Equations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 285 21.10End of Chapter Exercises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 285
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Click HERE to download the chapter as a PDF. Chapter 8, Finance comes from the FHSST (Free High School Science Texts) Mathematics textbook. FHSST is a project that aims to provide free science and mathematics textbooks for Grades 10 to 12 science learners. The project was initiated by young South African scientists, and now brings together scientists from around the world who are willing to contribute to the writing of the books. Below is a complete Table of Contents for this chapter. This resource is part of the FHSST Mathematics collection. CONTENTS II GRADE 10 Chapter 8: Finance - Grade 10 8.1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 8.2 Foreign Exchange Rates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 8.2.1 How much is R1 really worth? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 8.2.2 Cross Currency Exchange Rates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 8.2.3 Enrichment: Fluctuating exchange rates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 8.3 Being Interested in Interest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 8.4 Simple Interest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 8.4.1 Other Applications of the Simple Interest Formula . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 8.5 Compound Interest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 8.5.1 Fractions add up to the Whole . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 8.5.2 The Power of Compound Interest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 8.5.3 Other Applications of Compound Growth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 8.6 Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 8.6.1 Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 8.6.2 Equations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 8.7 End of Chapter Exercises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69
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