Comparing Prices

Trying to figure out the best deal for something you want to buy? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby help you figure out how to sort through a bunch of competing offers and find the best one. Given a real-world example, you’ll learn how to figure out which of several phone companies offers you the best deal on rates. You’ll discover what to do with out-of-the-ordinary situations, and find out how companies can use tricky language to make an offer seem better than it is. But don’t throw away all those flyers just yet — they make great packing material!

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  • Alex Eckler

    I love how everyone takes a basic concept and extends it well beyond what is covered in the video. In my job as a special education teacher, I would interpret the comparing prices topic more literally and use newspaper ads or websites to simulate real-world situations where prices and sales can be compared.