Friday, October 22, 2010

Infographic - Who Wants to Be President?

Who Wants to be President? is an infographic containing the names and salaries of the presidents of twenty-one countries. The infographic also contains the GDP per capita of each country and the average cost of housing in each of the twenty-one countries. The countries are arranged on the infographic in order from lowest paid president to highest paid president.
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Who wants to be president
Source: Fixr
Applications for Education
This infographic presents an opportunity to create a lesson combining elements of mathematics and social studies. You could have students rearrange the order of the presidents according to the gaps between their salaries and the GDP per capita in their country. You could also have students determine which countries have the highest housing prices relative to GDP per capita.

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