# 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.

Year level(s) Year 8, Year 9, Year 10
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource
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
AC9M8N05

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

AC9M9M04
Calculate and interpret absolute, relative and percentage errors in measurements, recognising that all measurements are estimates

AC9M9M05
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

AC9M10M04

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)