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Math Examples Collection: Analyzing Money |
Overview This colThis collection aggregates all the math examples around the topic of Analyzing Money. There are a total of 9 Math Examples. | Working with Money | |
Math Examples Collection: Labor, Income, and Expenses |
Overview This colleThis collection aggregates all the math examples around the topic of Labor, Income, and Expenses. There are a total of 8 Math Examples. | Working with Money | |
Math Examples Collection: Lemonade Stand |
Overview This colleThis collection aggregates all the math examples around the topic of running a lemonade stand. There are a total of 7 Math Examples. | Numerical and Algebraic Expressions | |
Math Examples Collection: Piggy Bank Math |
This collection aggregates all the math examples around the topic of Piggy Bank Math. There are a total of 12 Math Examples. This collection of resources is made up of downloadable JPG images that you can easily incorporate into your lesson plans. | Working with Money | |
VIDEO: Algebra Applications: Data Analysis |
VIDEO: Algebra Applications: Data Analysis
In this episode of Algebra Applications, students explore the dramatic events of 2008 related to the mortgage crisis. Brought about principally through mortgage defaults, the effect on the overall economy was severe. |
Data Analysis and Data Gathering | |
VIDEO: Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, 1 |
VIDEO: Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, Segment 1: Introduction
In this introductory segment students learn about the mortage crisis of 2008. In the process they get a brief introduction to what a mortgage is. This is part of a collection of videos from the Algebra Applications video series on the topic of Data Analysis. |
Data Analysis and Data Gathering | |
VIDEO: Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, 2 |
VIDEO: Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, Segment 2: What Is a Mortgage?
The time value of money is at the basis of all loans. Students learn about the key factors that determine monthly mortgage payments and use the TI-Nspire to create an amortization table. This table is used throughout the rest of the program to explore different scenarios. |
Data Analysis and Data Gathering | |
VIDEO: Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, 3 |
VIDEO: Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, Segment 3: What Is a What is a Subprime Mortgage?
Having learned the general features of a mortgage, students learn the specifics of a subprime mortgage. With this comes the notion of a credit score, and with credit scores come the probabilities for a loan default. |
Data Analysis and Data Gathering | |
VIDEO: Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, 4 |
VIDEO: Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, Segment 4: What is an Adjustable Rate Mortgage?
Another factor in the mortgage crisis was the use of adjustable rate mortgages. Students run a number of scenarios to test adjustable rate mortgages, while also taking into account the state of the housing market during the time of the mortgage crisis. |
Data Analysis and Data Gathering | |
Math in the News: Issue 4--The Cost of Gasoline |
Math in the News: Issue 4--The Cost of Gasoline
4/11/11. In this issue we look at the high price of gasoline and investigate whether a hybrid car makes more economic sense. We look at various statistics to make a determination. |
Data Analysis and Ratios and Rates | |
Math in the News: Issue 11--Taxing Tobacco |
Math in the News: Issue 11--Taxing Tobacco
5/30/11. In this issue we look at the subject of taxation of tobacco products. Many states are using such taxes to meet budget shortfalls. What are the unintended consequences of these taxes? |
Data Analysis | |
Math in the News: Issue 17--Lone Star Employer |
Math in the News: Issue 17--Lone Star Employer
7/11/11. In this issue we look at the underlying factors that make Texas such a powerhouse for employment. Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau, we dig into the numbers. |
Data Analysis | |
Math in the News: Issue 23--How the Government Borrows Money |
Math in the News: Issue 23--How the Government Borrows Money
8/22/11. In this issue we look at the way in which the U.S. government borrows money. This involves an exploration of Treasury bonds and notes. |
Data Analysis | |
Math in the News: Issue 40--Will Netflix Bounce Back? |
Math in the News: Issue 40--Will Netflix Bounce Back?
12/19/11. In this issue we look at the steep drop in the price of NetFlix’s stock. We examine why it happened and make a prediction about the stock’s future. |
Data Analysis | |
Math in the News: Issue 41--2012: The Facebook Year |
Math in the News: Issue 41--2012: The Facebook Year
January 2012. In this issue of Math in the News we look at the Facebook IPO. |
Data Analysis | |
Math in the News: Issue 46--The Unemployment Rate |
Math in the News: Issue 46--The Unemployment Rate
February 2012. In this issue we look at unemployment statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. |
Data Analysis | |
Math in the News: Issue 58--Unemployment |
Math in the News: Issue 58--Unemployment
May 2012. In this issue of Math in the News we look at unemployment statistics and compare the U3 and U6 stats. |
Data Analysis | |
Math in the News: Issue 79--The End of an Era? |
Math in the News: Issue 79--The End of an Era?
September 2013. In this issue we take a second look at Blackberry's financial woes. This is a follow-up report from Issue 52, where we looked at the company's revenue problems. Here we examine its final fate. |
Data Analysis | |
Math in the News: Issue 82--Halloween Stats |
Math in the News: Issue 82--Halloween Stats
October 2013. In this issue we look at statistics related to Halloween 2013. We explore how the economy is affecting holiday spending. We also investigate why Halloween has grown in popularity over the years. |
Data Analysis | |
Math in the News: Issue 90--America's Candy Crush |
Math in the News: Issue 90--America's Candy Crush
February 2014. In this issue of Math in the News we look at economic data around Valentine's Day purchases. We look at data in tables and graphs and try to account for trends in the data. |
Data Analysis | |
Math in the News: Issue 92--How Netflix Is Changing Media |
Math in the News: Issue 92--How Netflix Is Changing Media
February 2014. In this issue of Math in the News we look at the dramatic growth in subscribers for Netflix. We calculate the rate of growth. We also explore how companies like Netflix are changing the viewing habits of all Americans. |
Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions | |
Math in the News: Issue 93--Saving for College |
Math in the News: Issue 93--Saving for College
February 2014. In this issue of Math in the News we look at the investment strategy known as Dollar Cost Averaging. We explore several simulated scenarios and look at the pros and cons of this strategy. |
Data Analysis | |
Math in the News: Issue 94--Florida's Orange Crop |
Math in the News: Issue 94--Winter's Impact on Florida's Orange Crop
March 2014. In this issue of Math in the News we look at the impact of a harsh winter on Florida's orange crop. In addition we look at an ongoing problem that orange production has had with a crop infestation. |
Data Analysis | |
Math in the News: Issue 99--What Is Bitcoin? |
Math in the News: Issue 99--What Is Bitcoin?
May 2014. In this issue of Math in the News we explore Bitcoin. We look at how it's used for making purchases and how it differs from other currencies. This provides an opportunity to apply the concept of currency exchange. |
Applications of Ratios, Proportions, and Percents and Proportions | |
Math in the News: Issue 103--Gas Prices |
Math in the News: Issue 103--Gas Prices: Why Are They Decreasing?
December 2014. In this issue of Math in the News we analyze data in tabular and graphic formats to investigate the changing price of gasoline. |
Data Analysis |