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National Debt and Wars

National Debt and Wars

This algebra lesson from Illuminations has students collect data about the national debt, and then plot that data by decade. They will then determine whether an exponential curve is a good fit for the data. The interdisciplinary learning unit compares the national debt during the Civil War, World War I and World War II. The material is appropriate for grades 9-12 and should require 2 class periods to complete.... Show More


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