Freeport - McMoRan: Dig Into Mining - Economic Feasibility Study

In this activity, students will analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world problems.

Students will conduct an economic feasibility study to compare production of copper at a mine site to determine if the deposits will be profitable at a particular copper selling price. They will also identify items made of copper and manufacturers that use copper in their products.


Algebra & Pre-Algebra, Ratios, Rates & Percents
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Analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world problems.