The class wants to go on a special field trip. Your job is to figure how much a trip to these attractions will cost. Use the chart provided (or create your own, with real attractions in your area) to determine the costs for potential destinations.
"Tickets for a tour of the Great Wall of China are 50 rmb for adults and 30 rmb for children ages 12-24. How much does it cost for Simon and his family in all? How much in dollars?" Four word problems for converting pesos to dollars.
This fantastically fun math lesson uses a dream birthday at a theme park to convey the important lesson of monitoring a budget, as well as the skills necessary to do so. Involves step-by-step problem solving, with realistic examples.