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Different ways to pay

Students recognise payment options that suit their circumstances. They understand options when choosing financial products and know where to go for trusted information.

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Year level(s) Year 8, Year 9, Year 10
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Mathematics investigation
Keywords banking, loans, financial literacy

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections HASS, The Arts, Technologies
Strand and focus Number, Measurement
Topics Mathematical modelling, Money and financial mathematics
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions

Use mathematical modelling to solve practical problems involving rational numbers and percentages, including financial contexts; formulate problems, choosing efficient calculation strategies and using digital tools where appropriate; interpret and communicate solutions in terms of the situation, reviewing the appropriateness of the model

Calculate and interpret absolute, relative and percentage errors in measurements, recognising that all measurements are estimates

Use mathematical modelling to solve practical problems involving direct proportion, rates, ratio and scale, including financial contexts; formulate the problems and interpret solutions in terms of the situation; evaluate the model and report methods and findings


Identify the impact of measurement errors on the accuracy of results in practical contexts

Numeracy progression Proportional thinking (P6)
Multiplicative strategies (P8)
Number patterns and algebraic thinking (P9)
Understanding units of measurement (P10)

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