Education Technology

# Activities

• ##### Subject Area

• Standard: VCE: Further Mathematics: Further Mathematics

Aust Senior

90 Minutes

• ##### Device
• TI-Nspire™
• TI-Nspire™ CAS
• TI-Nspire™ Navigator™
• ##### Software

TI-Nspire™
TI-Nspire™ CAS
TI-Nspire™ CAS Navigator™ NC System
TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ NC System

4.2

• ##### Other Materials
Monopoly Board

## Monopoly Part 1

#### Activity Overview

Imagine asking your students to go home and play a game of Monopoly for homework? What strategies do you employ? Which properties represent the best value for money? Students explore a variety of relationships including location, price and rent in order to determine if there are any bargain properties in one of the world’s most popular board games, Monopoly.

#### Objectives

Use scatterplots to identify and qualitatively describe the association between two numerical variables in terms of direction, form and strength.
Use a least squares line to model an observed linear association and the interpretation of its intercept and slope in the context of the data.

#### Vocabulary

Residual, line of best fit, least squares, scatter plot, extrapolate, linear