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Learning Exercise

Material: Larry Green's Applet Page
Submitted by: McGraw-Hill Learning Solutions on Dec 11, 2008
Date Last Modified: Dec 11, 2008
Title: Funding for College:Word Problems for Practice with Managing Money
Description: This assignment explores strategies for managing money and meeting and maintaining financial goals.
Type of Task: Individual
Time Required 30 Minutes
Topics: Managing Your Finances: Financial Management Strategies
Course: Student Success
Audience: College General Ed
Learning Objectives: Identify strategies for managing money and meeting and maintaining financial goals.
Technical Notes: Author Mary Jean Pace
Text of Learning Exercise: Problem-posing: Visit Larry GreenÂ’s Applet Page (a MERLOT Classic Award) at 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.
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