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Interactive Pie Chart
An interactive activity that helps students see that the parts of a pie chart must add to 100%
Create A Graph
This site lets students choose a form to display their own data in. Students are asked information that tests their knowledge about various graph making aspects (e.g. y-axis).
The Federal Pie Chart: Income Tax Use
The War Resisters' League provides a modified pie chart illustrating the proportion of income tax revenues spent on defense, critiquing the official overview of government expenditures.
Pie Chart - NLVM
This applet lets students enter in their own data. The site calculates percents and displays a pie chart.
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.