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It's a Money Thing

Compound Interest

In this lesson, students will explore the importance of compound interest as it applies to long-term savings. Students will examine factors that influence compound interest and use them to formulate their own savings strategies. They will also learn how to use the Rule of 72 to quickly estimate how long it takes for an investment to double in value.

Lesson Plan



Video 06 - Compound Interest Mind Bend

Video 22 - The Rule of 72

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