ERIC Number: EJ478309
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Sharing Teaching Ideas.
Tunis, Harry B., Ed.
Mathematics Teacher, v86 n8 p642-45 Nov 1993
Two teaching ideas integrate mathematics and business. The first discusses consumer deception by such ploys as false bottoms on containers and simple rather than compound interest on investments. The second describes a business mathematics course in which students are motivated by contracting for certain jobs and potential bonuses. (MDH)
Descriptors: Banking, Classroom Techniques, Computer Assisted Instruction, Consumer Protection, Geometric Concepts, Grading, High Schools, Integrated Activities, Interdisciplinary Approach, Interest (Finance), Investment, Learning Activities, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Secondary Education, Secondary School Mathematics, Spreadsheets, Student Motivation, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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