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Cost of Minting US Coins: Pennies, nickels cost more than their face value

Pennies and nickels cost more to produce than their face value! How much more? (Includes a follow-up task about calculating how much it costs to make a dollar's worth of each coin) Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

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Cost of Tuition at a Public University in Ohio Compared with Potential Minimum Wage Earnings, 1981 – 2020

How does the cost of tuition at a public university in Ohio compare with what a student might earn working a minimum wage job? How has this relationship changed over time? Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.