The students were to have accomplished the tasks of assessing the stock market and different companies within the stock market to make an informed decision on which ones would be best for investing in. they had to make decisions based on many factors and decide which stocks, based on their history, charts, etc., would provide positive returns for them overall. The goal was to have students get a better understanding of real world investing and how quickly money can be gained or lost. Students should consider all of the information and research they found and use it to open their mind up to the real world. One of the main reasons for this assignment was for students to understand how math is applied in the real world, and why it is important to be able to utilize different types of math.