Learning Exercise

Funding for College:Word Problems for Practice with Managing Money

This assignment explores strategies for managing money and meeting and maintaining financial goals.
Course: Student Success
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Exercise

Problem-posing: Visit Larry Green’s 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.

Technical Notes

Author Mary Jean Pace

Topics

Managing Your Finances: Financial Management Strategies

Type of Task

Learning Objectives

Identify strategies for managing money and meeting and maintaining financial goals.