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The Mathematics Behind Progressive, Regressive, and Proportional Taxes

Students will explore graphs to analyze the impact of different tax structures on families.
Key Concepts: Average Tax Rate (or Ratio), Income Distribution

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Graphing and Interpreting Linear Relationships in the Context of Budgeting

In this personal finance lesson, students explore budget constraints by solving a contextual problem.
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis

Exchange Rates

Students describe and identify where certain items they own come from and the approximate price of these items. They learn...
Key Concepts: Depreciation of a Currency, Foreign Exchange

Exchange Rate Calculator

Exchange rate calculator which displays the amount of expenses in USD Today and USD Two Months Ago. Students can use...
Key Concepts: Foreign Exchange

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Deriving Marginalism

In this personal finance lesson, students will make a connection between derivatives and marginalism.
Key Concepts: Business Costs and Revenues, Profit

Discover How Two Way Tables Are Used To Determine Auto Insurance Deductibles and Premiums

Students collect data from a hands-on activity involving Colors Goldfish® Baked Snack Crackers to learn how to create a two-way...
Key Concepts: Insurance, Personal Finance, Risk and Return

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Using Slope to Compute Opportunity Cost

In this personal finance lesson, students will investigate opportunity cost by using slope.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Goods and Services

Income Distribution

Students create an income distribution for a fictitious country to learn about quintiles. The interactive calculates the median and mean...
Key Concepts: Distribution of Income, GDP, Income Distribution

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When Graphs Mislead Us - Analyzing GDP

Students practice interpreting and drawing GDP graphs as they analyze why some data can be deceiving.
Key Concepts: Economic Development, Fiscal Policy, GDP

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How Expensive are Payday Loans?

In this personal finance lesson, students will learn how a payday loan works.
Key Concepts: Credit, Interest

Making Sen\$e with Paul Solman: The new sharing economy can enrich micro-entrepreneurs but at what cost?

The growing American "share economy" makes use of people's preexisting and underutilized assets and time. Hospitality website Airbnb helps turn...
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Business Costs and Revenues, Consumers…

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Break-Even Analysis

In this personal finance lesson, students will use breakeven analysis formula to analyze investment options.
Key Concepts: Business Costs and Revenues, Goods and Services, Profit

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Using Systems of Equations with Supply and Demand Application

In this personal finance lesson, students will learn supply and demand by utilizing a system of equations.
Key Concepts: Demand, Markets and Prices

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Earning Credit

In this personal finance lesson, students will learn to compound interest and amortization to calculate the cost of a car.
Key Concepts: Credit, Interest, Risk and Return

Making Sen\$e with Paul Solman: Broad-based jobs growth signals stronger U.S. economy, but wages still lag

For the first time since 2008, the unemployment rate has fallen below 6 percent. The latest jobs report depicts a...
Key Concepts: Employment and Unemployment, Producers, Real vs. Nominal

Is the traditional taxicab an endangered species?

Increasingly popular ride-sharing services have attracted customers at a rate that some say endangers the cab industry. Economics correspondent Paul...
Key Concepts: Business Costs and Revenues, Demand, Elasticity of Demand…