Instructions:

Position 1: It is only necessary to understand how to use the technological tools to perform calculations.

Position 2: It is important to understand the calculations for FV and PV of monetary sums.

This is a juxtaposition discussion question. Choose a side. If you choose the green side, find material to support your response…but you also have to find a way to resolve the counter-side on RED. If you choose the red side, find sources to help support your position…but you also have to resolve the counter-side on GREEN. Your response should be 300 words and include attribution/references other than the textbook. Here are two quick videos about attribution and giving credit to sources used to support opinions.

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It is important to understand the calculations for FV and PV of monetary sums and the basis of mathematics and individuals should always maintain math at a high level.

On the other hand, technological tools have restructured how businesses operate but such tools should not be a replacement for learning mathematics.

Reference

Seeley, C. “Technology Is a Tool.” https://www.nctm.org/News-and-Calendar/Messages-from-the-President/Archive/Cathy-Seeley/Technology-Is-a-Tool/

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