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Math in the News: Issue 86--The Rise of the Chinese Yuan

January 2014. In this issue of Math in the News we look at the foreign exchange market and the rise of the Chinese Yuan. The Yuan has become a significant player in the foreign exchange market and we look at currency exchange, and how to convert from one currency to another by solving a proportion. This issue provides an excellent opportunity to introduce the mathematics of money on the international market. Note: The download is a PPT file.

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Common Core Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.7.RP.A.2, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.MD.A.1
Grade Range 6 - 12
Curriculum Nodes Algebra
    • Probability and Data Analysis
        • Data Analysis
Copyright Year 2014
Keywords math in the news, china, chinese currency, yuan, foreign exchange, currency exchange, proportions, solving proportions, math in the news issue 86, issue 86