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Math and the Media: Deconstructing Graphs and Numbers

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Author:Jeff Goodman
Description: Sample graphs and questions about them, focusing on the information the graph is purported to convey and the manner in which it does so. Topics include examples of raw data, misleading graphs, and graphs as advertising.

Levels: High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Math Topics: Graphing of Data
Math Ed Topics: Public Understanding of Math

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