Cost of Living

This Cost of Living assessment also includes:

Math scholars investigate the cost of living in Hong Kong compared to Chicago but must first convert the different types of currency. They then choose a type of graph to compare different spending categories and finish the activity by writing a conclusion to explain how the cost of living in each city compare.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the data to review different types of single variable data graphs
  • Incorporate graphing calculator technology to create graphs
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners need a strong understanding of single variable data

  • Allows pupils to choose the type of graph to use, allowing for multiple solution pathways
  • Uses an interesting real-life topic to motivate individuals

  • Data is out of date and should be updated for relevancy
Common Core