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Consumer arithmetic (Year 9)

This module from the AMSI 'The Improving Mathematics Education in Schools (TIMES) project' is for teachers who wish to consolidate their content knowledge on the topic of using percentages to calculate profit and loss and other financial calculations. There are sections that provide history and context for the topic, as well as exercises and examples of how to present and explain the concepts to students.

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Year level(s) Year 8, Year 9
Audience Teacher, School Leader
Purpose Content knowledge
Format Downloadable resources
Keywords interest, profit, loss, percentage, GST, tax, explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Number
Topics Money and financial mathematics
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMNA189 Solve problems involving profit and loss, with and without digital technologies
ACMNA211 Solve problems involving simple interest
ACMNA229 Connect the compound interest formula to repeated applications of simple interest using appropriate digital technologies

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