Let's explore some apps that use functional and practical maths, which can be applied to anyone. This will show students that maths is handy in daily activities!!! A budget template is included that can be used to calculate a budget.

UseAppBox Liteto complete the first part of this lesson. AppBox Lite isn't just a single app. It contains a set of apps, and we will explore several of them in this lesson. Write down your results in Notes/Evernote to compare them.

Loan Calculator

Open the Loan Calculator by tapping on the Loan icon:

Enter data in the loan calculator for the following loan: $5,000 to be paid off in 3 years at a rate of 9.5%, starting Jan 1, 2010.

Notice the monthly payment, avg interest, total interest and total amount. You can also view the amortization schedule of payments.

Curious about "% Amortization"? Google it on Safari!

Compare 2 loan rates by tapping the A:B Comparison button on the lower right of the screen. Use this tool to answer the following:

What's the difference in total amount of a $2,000 loan amount over 6 months at an annual interest rate of 1.2% vs a 1.5% loan?

What's the difference in Monthly Payments of a $200,000 Loan Amount over 20 years at 5.9% vs 30 years at 4.7%?

Investigate current loan rates online and compare.

Search App Store for "Australia Banks" to download app for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

Currency

Return to the app menu by tapping the AppBox Lite button in the (upper left of the screen)

Choose the Currency app. Use this tool to make the following currency conversions:

$100 Australian to US Dollar

$100 US Dollars to British Pound

$100 British Pound to Euro

Units

Return to the app menu by tapping the AppBox Lite button (upper left of the screen)

Choose the Unit app, then use this tool to:

Convert 35° Celsius to Farenheit

Convert 5 kilometers to miles

Clinometer

Return to the AppBox Lite main menu and choose the Clinometer app

Rotate the ipod to have an x axis value of 45

Press "Bubble" to get a spirit level. (Work out a surface what is straight!)

Fractions

Exit AppBox Lite and return to the main menu of the iPod by pressing the home button on the iPod

Locate the Calculatorapp on your iPod and tap on it.

Convert the following to decimals

11/8 = 11 ÷ 8 =

13/20 = 13 ÷ 20 =

3/9 = 3 ÷ 9 =

3/3 = 3 ÷ 3 =

Turn the iPod horizontally and you will have access to a scientific calculator. Use this to compute the following:

5³ = (Hint: Enter 5 then tap the x³ key)

5% = (Enter the number, then tap the % key)

50% =

Write a decimal approximation of pi accurate to 5 decimal places

Play Freddy Fraction- access this app from the Home Screen of your iPod

Under the Math Ref Free app, choose Trigonometry, then tap Unit Circle. Find 30°. Notice that this is equivalent to pi/6 radians

How many radians is 45°?

How many radians is 60°?

How many degrees is pi radians?

Budget

Use the budget planner below to do the following:

Calculate daily budget for food

Calculate weekly budget for transport

Calculate monthly budget for phone bill (mobile etc)

Mainly used for car loan comparison,
A car loan calc is a crucial tool that will let you see the impact of the loan on your finances.
there is also a good option for you that is pay weekly loans

## Numeracy Project

Let's explore some apps that use functional and practical maths, which can be applied to anyone. This will show students that maths is handy in daily activities!!! A budget template is included that can be used to calculate a budget.

UseAppBox Liteto complete the first part of this lesson.AppBox Liteisn't just a single app. It contains a set of apps, and we will explore several of them in this lesson. Write down your results in Notes/Evernote to compare them.## Loan Calculator

## Currency

button in the (upper left of the screen)AppBox Lite## Units

button (upper left of the screen)AppBox Lite## Clinometer

main menu and choose the Clinometer appAppBox LiteFractionsand return to the main menu of the iPod by pressing the home button on the iPodAppBox Liteapp on your iPod and tap on it.Calculator- access this app from the Home Screen of your iPodFreddy Fractionapp, choose Trigonometry, then tap Unit Circle. Find 30°. Notice that this is equivalent to pi/6 radiansMath Ref FreeBudget

Use the budget planner below to do the following:

Mainly used for car loan comparison,

A car loan calc is a crucial tool that will let you see the impact of the loan on your finances.

there is also a good option for you that is pay weekly loans