Challenge your students with a new math problem. Have them solve the problem and write how they solved it. Here is an idea:

Mrs. Butterfield earns $500 per week. If she spends 25% of her income on rent, 18% on food, and puts 21% in savings, how much does she have left each week for other expenses?

Answer: $180

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