The Two-Headed Quarter by Joseph Ganem
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|Chartley Publishing, LLC|
|A companion site to The Two-Headed Quarter, written by a physicist scrutinizing day-to-day financial decisions, such as "How far should you drive to buy cheaper gas?" and "Is money saved when you buy on sale?" and "How far should you drive to save money?" and "Does 0% financing save you money on a car?" and "How do interest rates affect loan payments?" Download PDFs of the preface, introduction ("Deceptive Math: True and False"), worksheets from the appendix, examples, and tables and figures. With links to several calculators hosted at http://www.computegassavings.com/, with annotations by the author about the deceptive use of numbers in misleading advertising.|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College|
|Resource Types:||Calculators, Problems/Puzzles, Books|
|Math Topics:||Mathematics of Economics, Mathematics of Investment/Finance|
|Math Ed Topics:||Public Understanding of Math|
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