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TIMES Module 22: Number and Algebra: consumer arithmetic - teacher guide

This is a 23-page guide for teachers, providing an introduction to the financial mathematics component of the number and algebra strands for years 9 and 10. A brief history of the concept of money concludes the module.

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MoneySmart teaching

This is a website from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission that provides up-to-date content and support in consumer and financial literacy for Australian educators. The website provides access to professional and personal learning programs, as well as resources for teaching and learning including units ...

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Consumer and financial literacy professional learning module for teachers

This professional learning module provides up-to-date content and support in consumer and financial literacy for educators working within Australian primary and secondary schools. Part 1 presents information about consumer and financial literacy in the education landscape. Part 2 provides examples of how schools are incorporating ...

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Calculating percentage and simple interest: Banking

Most of us use banks to keep our money safe. We put our money in, can access it at any time and earn interest. So how do the banks make such enormous profits? Where does that money come from? Listen to Nathan Bazley explain how the banks use your money and make a profit. This clip provides a context for percentage, simple ...

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Calculating the impact of interest rate rises and falls

Imagine that bank loan interest rates were around 17% pa. In the late 1980s they were! Watch as Sarah Larsen explains why interest rates rise and fall. Discover how they affect not only the economy of the entire country but also the amount of money your parents may have to spend and save each month.

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Bank loans

When we need to buy a house we usually have to take out a loan from the bank. We have to pay back that loan with interest. A $350,000 loan can mean paying back $869,000! Listen to Nathan Bazley explain why a small change in interest rates can mean a big difference to the total amount you repay. This clip provides a context ...

Interactive Resource

Laptop wrap: Investing wisely

In this laptop-friendly resource, students investigate unit pricing and explore the formulae and concepts of simple and compound interest.

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Maths and the car: loan calculator

Use a calculator to estimate loan repayments needed to buy a car. Look at variables such as price, compound interest rate, term of loan and payment frequency. Work out the total interest to be paid by the borrower.

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Fish biz: cash flow and credit

Manage the stock and finances of a fish distribution company. Maximise profits after trading for three months. Check your bank balance and borrow money if needed. Pay bills and keep your customers satisfied. Order wholesale stock, take retail orders, deliver stock and issue invoices. This learning object is one in a series ...

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Comparative pricing using calculations and linear graphs

This collection of 15 interactive learning objects supports year 7-9 students to use mathematical skills in real life situations involving comparative pricing. Two series, 'Mobile phone plans' and 'School canteen', are used predominantly. Each series offers progressively increasing levels of mathematical application. The ...

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Scientists at Heard Island in 1948

This is a 1948 black-and-white photograph showing three men beside a weather station on Heard Island in the Antarctic.

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Farmers' rally in 1985

This is a coloured photograph taken of the 1985 farmers’ rally in Canberra. It shows five men on horseback carrying flags and a banner.

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'Protect New Zealand'

This is a poster in four colours - yellow, black, orange and blue - produced during World War Two by the New Zealand National Savings Committee. It shows a warship at sea overlaying a map of the South Pacific, on which New Zealand is highlighted in orange. The heading reads 'PROTECT NEW ZEALAND' and text below the illustration ...

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The Ship That Shouldn't Have, 1984: Heard Island

This clip shows the barren landscape and glaciers of uninhabited Heard Island, which is situated 4,100 km south-west of Western Australia, in 1984. People are shown exploring the terrain and a voice-over describes the harsh climate, the ruggedness of the terrain and the fates of two previous visitors. The camera shows their ...

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TIMES Module 31: Number and Algebra: indices and logarithms - teacher guide

This is a 26-page guide for teachers. It extends the study of indices to rational indices and introduces logarithms.

Interactive Resource

Tax, super and you

The 'Tax, super and you' website is designed for use by students in years 10 to 12 and their teachers. It includes four modules: Tax 101 is a general introduction, Your tax focuses on individuals, Business tax on companies and the final module explores the concept of superannuation. Six interactive resources accompany the ...

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Compound interest on savings

This is a single-screen presentation that states a compound interest savings problem, reveals the compound interest formula and provides the mathematical steps of the solution before stating in words the final amount accumulated in the savings account.

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Compound interest on borrowings

This is a single-screen presentation that states a compound interest borrowings problem with a high interest rate, reveals the compound interest formula and provides the mathematical steps of the solution before stating the final amount owed in words.

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Explanation of simple interest

This is a short digital presentation explaining simple interest. A simple interest problem involving the investment of money is presented and solved in a number of steps. The method and workings used to solve the problem are shown. Viewers are given time to solve the problem, or arrows on the side of the resource allow ...

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Simple interest and saving

This is a digital presentation about solving simple interest equations. A simple interest equation involving the investment of money over a four-year term is presented. The algebraic formula and steps taken to solve the problem are displayed. Viewers are given time to solve the problem, or arrows on the side of the resource ...