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Math in the News: Issue 11--Taxing Tobacco

5/30/11. In this issue we look at the subject of taxation of tobacco products. Many states are using such taxes to meet budget shortfalls. What are the unintended consequences of these taxes? Note: The download is a PPT file.
Common Core Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.SP.B.5, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.SP.A.1,
Grade Range 6 - 12
Curriculum Nodes Algebra
    • Probability and Data Analysis
        • Data Analysis
Copyright Year 2011
Keywords math in the news, taxation, tobacco, data analysis, issue 11