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Description:

This simple example shows how algebra can be useful in the real world by exploring the question: Should Grandpa start receiving his Social Security benefits at age 62 or should he wait until age 65? This resource is from PUMAS - Practical Uses of Math and Science - a collection of brief examples created by scientists and engineers showing how math and science topics taught in K-12 classes have real world applications.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
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  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Vocational/Professional Development Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123511505T,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Mathematics:Problem solving,Mathematics:Algebra,Functions (math),High School,Computation,Mathematics,Geoscience,Earth Science

Language:

English

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