Got your own wheels?
Got your own wheels?

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Owning a car can be scary and a sense of independence. Understanding how your financials can impact your car payment and or interest rates is a skill that has to be learned. Keeping your credit in good standing is one way to finance a vehicle, but there are many others. Aligns with TEKS:Personal Financial Literacy 4B – analyze costs and benefits of owning versus leasing a vehicle 4D – Apply strategies for making informed decisions about purchasing consumer goods such as comparing prices per unit, looking for sales or promotions, and negotiating price MS Math Process Standards 1A - apply mathematics to problems arising in everyday life, society, and the workplace 1B - use a problem-solving model that incorporates analyzing given information, formulating a plan or strategy, determining a solution, justifying the solution, and evaluating the problem-solving process and the reasonableness of the solution 1D -communicate mathematical ideas, reasoning, and their implications using multiple representations, including symbols, diagrams, graphs, and language as appropriate 1G - display, explain, and justify mathematical ideas and arguments using precise mathematical language in written or oral communication


Education Service Center, Region 20

Evidence: Text

Badge Type: knowledge

Expected Duration: 1 hours


  1. [required] In order to earn this badge, the learner will submit the following:Two ways they can earn this badge 1)Upload the submission of the formative assessment. -using a google form, students will upload their responses 2) Students can upload a written comparison of a vehicle’s cost if they lease or buy. They may create a table or chart as well.

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