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Web Links

To help support the teaching of Economics in the Mathematics classroom, we've compiled a list of supporting web links.

General | Print Reference

 

General
Check out these links on the teaching of mathematics and economics.

It All Adds Up
(http://www.italladdsup.org)
Learn more about managing credit, budgeting, decision making, and paying for college through a series of 5 online activities.

Math & Economics
(http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/subjects/math_index.html)
The Learning Network has developed lesson plan units that use recent New York Times articles as springboards for examining important curricular topics in interesting and exciting ways.

Economics: Applying Math to Real-World Problems
(http://www.stanford.edu/~athey/imagineart.html)
This is an article that Susan Athey, Research Associate in the Department of Economics at Stanford University wrote for Imagine, a magazine aimed at gifted high school students, entitled: "Economics:Applying Math to Real-World Problems."

 

Print Reference
The following links are found in the print materials.


Florida Lottery
(http://www.flalottery.com/lottery/games/lotto/lotomain.html)
The Florida lottery web site is referenced in Lesson 10. This is the link printed in the book which is no longer active: http://www.flalottery.com/games/lotto/l6howto.htm
This link found on page(s): 202

New York Lotto
(http://www.nylottery.org)
The New York lottery web site is referenced in Lesson 11. This is the link printed in the book which is no longer active: http://www.nylottery.org/cashvsannuity.htm
This link found on page(s): 214

Edmunds.com
(http://www.edmunds.com)
Information on new and used car prices can be found at this site. This site is referenced in Lesson 12.
This link found on page(s): 227

Kelly Blue Book
(http://www.kbb.com)
Information on new and used cars can be found at this web site. This web site is referenced in Lesson 12.
This link found on page(s): 227

Kiplinger
(http://www.kiplinger.com)
Students can get current interest rates, and find a monthly payments calculator at this site. This site is referenced in Lesson 12.
This link found on page(s): 227, 259, 260

Lowestfare.com
(http://www.lowestfare.com)
Airfares can be obtained at this site. This site is referenced in Lesson 12.
This link found on page(s): 227

Amtrak
(http://www.amtrak.com)
Train fares can be found at this site. This site is referenced in Lesson 12.
This link found on page(s): 227

Mapquest
(http://www.mapquest.com)
Driving directions can be found at this site. This site is referenced in Lesson 12.
This link found on page(s): 227

Internal Revenue Service
(http://www.irs.gov)
Instructions for filling out a recent 1040 federal tax form can be found at this site. This site is referenced in Lesson 13.
This link found on page(s): 253

Kiplinger : Financial Calculator : What will it take to pay off my balance?
(http://www.calcbuilder.com/cgi-bin/calcs/CRE4.cgi/Kiplinger)
This site is used in conjunction with Lesson 15. Students can use the web-based calculator to figure out how long it will take to pay off loans.
This link found on page(s): 279

US Lotteries
(http://www.uslotteries.com/links2.asp)
The US lotteries web site is referenced in Lesson 10.
This link found on page(s): 202

 

 

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