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FRED Interactive: Doing Basic Math

The FRED database includes hundreds of thousands of data series from dozens of national, international, public, and private sources. The FRED website allows users to combine and display data with an easy-to-master mix of tools. In this interactive lesson, students learn to use a key FRED feature for understanding and visualizing data: applying basic mathematical formulas to the data.

Related: 10 FRED Activities in 10 Minutes, a lesson plan designed for face-to-face instruction.

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Audience:   High School, College
Language:   English
Subjects:   Economics, Data Literacy
Resource Types:   Data, Charts/Graphs, Online Course
Concepts:   Business Cycle