Education Technology

Investing in Your Future - Using Spreadsheets to Make Comparisons

Published on 05/12/2009

Activity Overview

This activity provides students the opportunity to make financial decisions based on different investment scenarios. Students will use the spreadsheet application of the TI-Nspire calculator to compare the results of investing in a certificate of deposit or a Money Market Account. Students will predict which investment scenario produces a greater return on their investment. Students will manipulate the formula in a spreadsheet to determine the total amount of each investment over time.

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After the Activity

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