Represent and analyze mathematical situations and structures using algebraic symbols.
Before the Activity
Provide each student with a copy of the attached .pdf document.
During the Activity
Students will:Calculate the future value of investments that earn interest compounded annually, quarterly, or monthly.
Calculate the final value of the investments.
Calculate the amount to be invested that will have a specified future value.
After the Activity
Review student answers
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary