Students take on the role of a house buyer. They are provided with a random house, salary, job and mortgage provider. They have to calculate repayments, monthly salary, affordability, taxes etc. Simple but fun.

# Category Archives: Percentages

# 7 Days of Maths: MathsSandpit.co.uk #7

The final instalment of my mini-showcase of the wonderful maths blog that is mathssandpit.co.uk

A huge thank you to @ms_kmp for continuing to share her great ideas and resources.

This activity combines nets with basic percentages. I like the ‘take it home with you’ element. It would be a nice thing for parents to see. An easy lesson with little preparation and a good payoff.

# Fractions Decimals Percentages (TLP)

Below: Worksheets.com has some nice err… worksheets:

Fractions / Decimals / Percentages

Below: Blog post from GreatMathsTeachingIdeas about a new approach to converting fractions / decimals / percentages

A couple of nice ideas were tweeted recently:

Also, enable them to see relationships (i.e. fractions, percentages, decimals). 2/2 #mathchat http://t.co/pc1sTHD93Y

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Cristina Milos (@surreallyno) April 17, 2015

Encourage students to use multiple representations. #mathchat 1/2 http://t.co/6mayCScmnL

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Cristina Milos (@surreallyno) April 17, 2015

And a nice idea via resourceaholic at the link.

# Percentages (TLP)

# Worded Percentage Problems (TLP)

# Compound Interest Savings Lesson

Great ideas on this blog post about a compound interest lesson.