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Title: Rates and Taxes
Url: http://illuminations.nctm.org/Lesson.aspx?id=1407
Creator: Esty, Warren W.
Publisher: Illuminations: Resources for Teaching Mathematics
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Description: Created by Warren W. Esty for Illuminations: Resources for Teaching Mathematics, this activity allows students to become familiar with percents and taxes. Students will learn how to determine the amount of tax a family will pay based on a certain income. Students work with composition of functions, slopes, averages, and percents, and learn to derive equations from the information given. The site also offers insight into: learning objectives, materials needed, instructional plans, NCTM standards and expectations and external references. This is a great lesson plan for any course looking to delve into applied statistics.
LC Classification: Law -- United States -- United States (General) -- Public finance -- National revenue -- Particular sources of revenue -- Taxation
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Addresses, essays, lectures
GEM Subject: Social studies -- Economics
Social studies -- United States government
Mathematics -- Statistics
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Statistics
Economics -- Distribution of income and wealth
Economics -- Flat tax
Economics -- Progressive tax
Date Issued: 2009
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Mathematics Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Access Rights: Free access
Source: CAUSEweb
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Resource URL Clicks: 3
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