Currency Conversions

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Key takeaways
Understand what is meant by exchange rates
Understand that value of two currencies are directly proportional to one another 
Successfully convert between two currencies 
Shahriyar HajghassemHost: Shahriyar is a Maths Teacher at a School in Northwest London, teaching years 7 to 11. He graduated from the University of Warwick in 2013 and set off to China for two years teaching IGCSE and A-Level Economics.

With the impact of globalisation, businesses and countries are more intertwined than ever before. British companies may use Chinese suppliers for their raw materials and Chinese manufactures may buy oil in dollars to run their factories. With the growth of trade and multiple currencies being exchanged between nations, calculating the exchange rate of currencies is a must in the modern global economy. Furthermore, with an increase in travel, individuals will also need to have a good understanding of exchange rates when going on holiday or purchasing foreign goods to get value for their money. In this lesson, you will learn how to make currency conversions which will be both beneficial in the real world and for those taking GCSE examinations.  

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Suitable for:

This class is aimed at students in Years 8-9 or S2-S3 to study the topic of Exchange Rates.  As with many topics in Maths its uses in the real world are plentiful hence it is a great class for students of any age. 

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You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
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