# Math-In-Cte Lesson Plan Template

Math-in-CTE Lesson Plan Template
Lesson Title: Calculating Break-even Point
Lesson #
Author(s): Dave Prom
Phone Number(s):
Lynnda Prom
Lesson Objective:
To calculate break-even price for a business
Supplies Needed:
Power point equipment, calculator, worksheets
TEACHER NOTES
THE "7 ELEMENTS"
1. Introduce the CTE lesson.
Review:
Answer: When its total sales income equals
its total costs.
What is the definition of break-even point for a business?
Fixed and variable costs
What are the two main types of business costs?
Knowing when to expect profit
Why might it be important for a business to calculate break-even point?
Setting prices
OBJECTIVE: To calculate break-even point for a business.
Relocating
Determining capital needs
Start showing Powerpoint presentation “ Tipping Point”: Slides 5 - 11
Offering incentives
2. Assess students’ math awareness as it relates to the CTE
lesson.
Group Activity on the board:
What is unit cost?
The cost per item (or cost per amount of
weight of volume of an item)
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