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8th Grade Math - Calculating Interest

Updated: Sep 19, 2023

This post explains and give practice opportunities related to TEKS 8.12D:

calculate and compare simple interest and compound interest earnings


Students learn how to calculate different kinds of interest and compare how they affect amounts.


STAAR Practice

Between 2016 and 2023 (including redesign practice), this readiness standard has been tested 16 times on the STAAR test. Videos explaining the problems can be found below. If you'd rather take a quiz over these questions, click here. The videos below are linked to the questions in the quiz as answer explanations after the quiz is submitted.


To view all the posts in this 8th grade TEKS review series, click here.

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