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Article that explains how to calculate percent change. Also provides example relating to murder statistics.
Percentage Change Calculator
This calculator allows students to type in an old and new number and calculate the percent change. This site also offers a good percent change tutorial.
Percent Change Calculator
This calculator allows students to type in an old and new number and calculate the percent change. Also displays a bar graph that shows the change between the new and old value.
This site explains what Fermi Questions are (and provides examples of them). This site also contains links to other Fermi Question sites.
Classic Fermi Questions
This site works out the solutions to the questions, &amp;amp;quot;How many Piano tuners are there in NY City?&amp;amp;quot; and &amp;amp;quot;how many jelly beans ...
This article explains (in great detail!) what Fermi Questions are and why they are important.