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TitleTaxes - Percents Activity
Brief descriptionStudents calculate the flat tax, modified tax, and progressive tax needed to collect enough income.
PurposeWrap up of topic; Contextual application
Topic(s)Percent applications; Solving percent problems
Type of activityStudent, either individual or group
Where work is doneIn class
Time requiredLonger
Technology neededNone needed (i.e. technology optional)
Suggestions for implementationMy first version did not include part 7, and students weren't considering discretionary income when comparing fairness, so I added it. Haven't tested this part yet. Students had a lot of difficulty with part 1, so might need some help getting started.
Task developer(s)David Lippman
CollegePierce College
LicenseOpen (CC-BY)
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PostedDecember 11, 2012, 10:52 am by David Lippman
Last UpdatedDecember 11, 2012, 10:52 am