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Tool: Graph of the US Income Distribution: Visualizing Large Numbers
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Description: Interact with a graph displaying family income across the population using a football field as the context. The height of the curve at any point is the height of a stack of $100 bills equaling that income. The graph is skewed: ranging over 5 orders of magnitude. The web site discusses the implications of the graph. Download the one page PDF file explaining "The L-Curve" idea.
Technology Type: JavaScript 
Author: David Chandler
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Support Material: Millions and Billions
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Comment:thanks for putting things in perspective