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A Look at High School Dropout Rates: Average Rates of Change and Trend Lines
Frank Wilson, Chandler/Gilbert Community College
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build a spreadsheet to calculate an average rate of change and compare it to the slope of the trend line on a scatter plot of a real-world data set
What's the Difference? -- Calculating the difference in wages for a bookkeeper (AA degree) vs. a cashier (no college degree)
Sun Yilin, Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build a basic spreadsheet to calculate the accumulating difference in wages between two jobs in the context of deciding to get an AA degree.
Semra Kilic-Bahi, Colby-Sawyer College
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. This activity introduces the student to the concept of weighted averages by asking them to calculate course grades and grade point averages.