Minimum Salary in the WNBA and NBA
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Type of Graph: line graph
Source: A Mathematical View of Our World, by Harold Parks, Gary Musser, Lynn Trimpe, Vicki Mauer, and Roger Mauer, via chegg.com
Adams, Luke. “NBA Minimum Salaries for 2020/21.” HoopsRumors.com: November 10, 2020.
Cool King Singh, “Why do WNBA players earn 7 times less than their counterparts in the NBA?” Medium.com: July 18, 2020.
HerHoopStats.com, “2021 WNBA Salary Cap Summary by Team.” HerHoopStats.com: 2021.
Queen Ballers Club, “WNBA Salary 2021: The Lows & Highs.” QueenBallers.com, October 10, 2020.
Potential Math Content: data collection methodology, line graphs, estimating values, predicting values, predicting the future, predicting data, linear relationship, shape of data, nonlinear relationship, comparing percentages
Potential Content Connections: sports, social justice, wage gap, gender,
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