Math in the News: Issue 86--PowerPoint

Description: In this issue of Math in the News we look at the foreign exchange market and the rise of the Chinese Yuan. The Yuan has become a significant player in the foreign exchange market and we look at currency exchange, and how to convert from one currency to another by solving a proportion. This issue provides an excellent opportunity to introduce the mathematics of money on the international market.

Grade Range: 6-12, college developmental math

Curriculum Standards: CCSS.Math.Content.7.RP.A.2

Copyright: ©2014

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Math in the News: Issue 86 (PowerPoint Edition)PPT
Math in the News: Issue 86 (PowerPoint Edition)PPT