Movie tickets

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This is a good Common Core question that relates inflation to operations with decimals and rounding. Young learners are asked to find out if an amount of money can purchase the same amount of movie tickets in 2012 as it did in 1987. They then must decide how much more money is needed to purchase the same amount of items. Can be used as a class activity or as an independent assignment. 

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  • Compound question compels deep thinking
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