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Grade 9-12

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Lesson

# Who Bears the Burden When a Tax Is Imposed on a Good?

### Objective

Students will be able to:

- Determine the value of a function when given the x value.
- Apply mathematical knowledge of functions to an economic example.
- Determine the value of a function at a given x value from a graph.
- Determine the area under straight line graphs.
- Determine the dead weight loss as well as the portion of tax paid by the producer and consumer using different graphs.
- Determine whether a given event causes a shift in supply or demand.

### Concepts

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### Procedure

Click **NEARPOD VERSION: WHO SHOULD PAY TAXES ON GOODS? PART 1** and **NEARPOD VERSION: WHO SHOULD PAY TAXES ON GOODS? PART 2** to access an interactive version of the lesson powered by Nearpod: students interact and respond to questions on their device, and teachers will see their responses in real time!