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Cost-Of-Living Calculator, Percent Change Calculator

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Description: The cost of living utility converts dollar values, adjusting for inflation. Find the buying power of dollar amounts dating back to 1957, according to a national U.S. city average, urban regions, or metropolitan areas, as based on the historical Consumer Price Index for urban consumers (CPI-U). With background on this Lotus Notes applet, and an examination of how the government measures changes in consumer prices. Input two numbers to the percent change calculator to answer the question "What is the percent increase or decrease?"

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Calculators, Reference Sources, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Fractions/Decimals/Percents, Ratio/Proportion, Mathematics of Economics, Economics

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