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Students find percent change between "then and now" costs of 2 items listed on each card. They then compare the percent increases to determine which item's cost increased the most over the years. Students compare prices of food, cars, homes, salaries and other items from what they cost in past decades to what they cost today. Prices are historically accurate, which brings up good discussion about inflation and the cost of living.
There are 16 task cards, each with two problems, a student answer sheet and answer key included in this download. You can see the entire product in the preview.
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