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Grandpa's Social Security

This simple example shows how algebra can be useful in the real world: Should Grandpa start receiving his Social Security Benefits at age 62 or should he wait until age 65?

Author(s):

Alan L. Jones

Date Accepted: 1999-04-12 Grade Group: High School (9-12) Benchmarks: M1.3.11 M1.4.1 M1.4.8 M3.4.1 M8.3.11 M8.4.12 Keywords: social security algebra problem-solving process computation functions Microsoft Word: 01_19_99_1.docx PDF Document: 01_19_99_1.pdf