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Reading - Evaluate Texts

In reading we have been learning to….make decisions about the usefulness of the text for purpose, by using a variety of criteria to evaluate.

Here is a link to our online modelling book

We have been evaluating texts against the following four criteria: Readability Accuracy Relevance Status

These documents show evidence of my learning during this unit: (link your own learning for each of these activities. Please make sure your sharing settings are open)

Describing Author's Purpose Criteria to evaluate texts Evaluating a range of texts
My Next Step: Is to continue to apply this new knowledge and evaluate texts as I read them, checking for readability, accuracy, relevance and quality of language/ information

I can apply everyday compounding rates

I can apply everyday compounding rates.

What I learnt from this group is what the difference between simple and compounding rates are and how to solve them. I also learnt how to calculate continuously compounding rates.
What I found challenging was the extended abstract task Debt Race, which confused me many times. I spent a long time trying to work it out but ended up finding out that all I had to do at the end was to just divide the account by the amount paid each year.

Another task I did:
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