# Maths and money

### Term 2 starting in week 5 :: Estimated time: 2 weeks

• Solve problems with bills and bank statements
• Calculate simple interest
• Calculate compound interest
• Solve problems with Value Added Tax
• Calculate wages and taxes
• Solve problems with exchange rates
• Solve unit pricing problems

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## Lesson Starters

Here are some suggestions for whole-class, projectable resources which can be used at the beginnings of each lesson in this block.

### 1st Lesson

#### Missing Pound

A puzzle about a restaurant bill. Exactly where did the missing pound go?

### 2nd Lesson

#### Shopping List

A quick quiz about five items on a shopping list written 40 years ago.

### 3rd Lesson

#### Sid's Schemes

Work out which is the best scheme for Sid to choose for his summer bonus. One scheme involves a common misconception about percentages.

### 4th Lesson

#### Thai Baht

How many different ways can you make a given total with Thai coins?

### 5th Lesson

#### Stencils

Which of the coloured stencils will fit over the numbered card to produce correct calculations?

### 6th Lesson

#### Refreshing Revision

It is called Refreshing Revision because every time you refresh the page you get different revision questions.

Some of the Starters above are to reinforce concepts learnt, others are to introduce new ideas while others are on unrelated topics designed for retrieval practice or and opportunity to develop problem-solving skills.

White Rose Resources
 End of block assessments provide a quick progress check at the end of each block of learning to make sure students have understood the content covered. This Scheme of Learning was produced by White Rose Maths and is used here with permission granted on 30th June 2021.

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