Functional Money Maths, Mobile phone tariffs, form an expression and substitute (UK version - £'s)

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Real-life contextual Maths Lesson(s) on comparing phone tariffs by forming expressions for the costs and substituting - then an activity comparing different tariffs. For further investigation you could extend this into spreadsheets and make it into a project- useful for KS3/KS4 building functional money skills.

Please let me know if you like this resource, thanks!


  • phone-plan-(5).ppt

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Created: Mar 23, 2015

Updated: Jun 2, 2016

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    user avatarGareth15122 years agoreport

    A very nice resource looking at functional maths in the context of mobile phone deals. Really useful thanks.

    • user avatarambowers2Reply from Author2 years ago

      Thank you so much for your positive feedback!

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    Thank you for sharing your resource. This resource has been recommended for teachers by the TES Resource Team.