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What's a Fair Wage?


Pete Wright

Resource Type:

Lesson Plans

Math Content:

Averages, Median, Mode, Mean, Frequency Tables

Justice Issues:

Low-Wage Labor, Fast-Food, Poverty, Gender Wage Gap

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Students explore wages for a group of workers at fast food restaurants, and apply different procedures to calculate averages in order to determine which average is fairest to use as a measure of average wages.

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