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Graphing and Interpreting Linear Relationships in the Context of Budgeting
Time: 60 mins,
Updated: March 24 2021,
Author: Signe Kastberg
Students will be able to:
- Create a graph representing a budget line and calculate the trade-offs of moving along the line.
- Represent a budget line using an equation in two variables.
- Predict transformations of the budget line given changes in income, changes in price of a good, or both.
- Calculate an equation for a budget line.
- Explain the meaning of the budget line in terms of personal finance.
In this personal finance lesson, students explore budget constraints by solving a contextual problem.
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