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What's the Difference? -- Calculating the difference in wages for a bookkeeper (AA degree) vs. a cashier (no college degree)

What's the Difference? -- Calculating the difference in wages for a bookkeeper (AA degree) vs. a cashier (no college degree)

In this Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module, students build a spreadsheet to calculate the accumulating difference in earnings over a ten-year period for a bookkeeper vs. a cashier. The context of the calculation is that a student, currently working as a cashier, is evaluating a decision to pursue an AA degree. The upgrade in wages from cashier to bookkeeper is one consideration. The cost of tuition is another. The module ends by asking...

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