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Activity: Consumer Economics in Algebra
Go to: http://www.uni.illinois.edu//~hcrussel/Consumer_Economics.htm (opens a new window)
Description: Explore retirement issues and consumer credit with this activity, which involves online calculators, interviews, journaling, and group presentations. This activity was used as a project to accompany a unit on functions in an Algebra 1 class, but it could be used at lower or higher levels with slightly different emphases.
Technology Type: JavaScript 
Authors: Craig Russell
Sue Plisch
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Courses: Algebra Functions / Relations, Exponential Functions
Financial Education Borrowing, Credit cards, Financial planning

  tpowers
Comment:Pretty good project idea, and page with financial calculators is neat, clean, and does what it says it does.
  khurley
Comment:As a teacher I would use this as a supplement for further discussion on graphing functions.
  Inuyasha
Comment:best ever :D