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Technology PoW: Miranda and the Rookie
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Description:

Use a spreadsheet to compare salaries of the star basketball player and the rookie.

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Technology Type: Spreadsheet 
Author: Claire Mead
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Technology PoW: Miranda y el Principiante
Courses: Math 6 Number sense, Algebra and expressions
Math 7 Number sense, Algebra and expressions
Algebra Exponential Functions
Financial Education Earning, Income, Jobs, Wages and salary

  Uncle Bob
Comment:Good problem with spreadsheet support appropriate and handy. Students see significant patterns in a problem with a rich cultural history that has been brought up to date.
  cfance
Comment:The excel spreadsheet is amazing and the functions (most of them) are already set for you!