Funding for College:Word Problems for Practice with Managing Money
This assignment explores strategies for managing money and meeting and maintaining financial goals.
Type of Task:
Managing Your Finances: Financial Management Strategies
College General Ed
Identify strategies for managing money and meeting and maintaining financial goals.
Author Mary Jean Pace
Text of Learning Exercise:
Problem-posing: Visit Larry Greens Applet Page (a MERLOT Classic Award) at http://www.ltcconline.net/greenl/java/index.html. Scroll down to the link labeled Practice Word Problems That Involve Money and Mixing. Follow the instructions in solving the word problem presented in the box. Solve a minimum of two of the problems. Then, using your own numbers in conjunction with your budget and financial goals for college, write your own word problem along with its solution.