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Unit 4: Unit 4: Simple Interest - Discussion When you are ready, respond to one of the discussion questions below. Be sure to comment on your classmates' posts. You should post throughout the week to give your classmates the opportunity to respond to your ideas or to give assistance on problems with which you may have issues. You must post at least two substantial replies to your classmates. The discussion rubric in our course syllabus includes a range of points. To be eligible for a high mark for discussion, you must respond substantially to at least two classmates' postings for each thread. Discussion Discussion Question 1: Write a word problem involving a discounted price. Describe the situation and pose the question, but DO NOT SOLVE the problem. For example: “The price of a product after a 15% discount is $255. What was the original price of the product?”. The first
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Unformatted text preview: person to respond will solve the problem, then change the problem and post another problem, such as “The price of a product before a 15% discount is $255. What was the final price of the product?”. Discussion Question 2: Your supervisor informs you that, due to the bad economy, the company will lower your salary by 10% this month. They guarantee to give you a 10% raise next month. Discuss this situation. Will your next month’s salary stay the same? Explain your answer using an example. Discussion Question 3: Search the internet to find an application of simple interest that you find interesting, that you encounter on a daily basis or that you find in your profession. Present this application to the class and explain why you choose the example. Include the URL for the site you used. Do not copy the text in the site verbatim. You should summarize your findings....
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course MATH MM255 taught by Professor Douglascopeland during the Fall '11 term at Kaplan University.

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