AIM: How can we prepare for the NYS Math Assessment?
Announcements: The NYS Math Assessment will take place Tuesday, May 2 to Thursday, May 4.
There will be an exam Friday, April 28. Questions will be taken directly from the review packet.
HW: Percent change & Simple Interest worksheets
Your friend wants to borrow some money. You agree, but say they have to pay you back plus 8% of whatever they borrow. Your friend wants to borrow $16. How much money will they owe you?
Today, we discussed the method for calculating simple interest. Students used the formula: I = prt, where I=interest, p=principal, r=rate, and t=time in years.
We also discussed that in order to find the percent of change, we can use: (New-old)/old