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        Ballot Battles, Part 2: How the Voting Rights Act Lost Its Strength

        Explore some of the math behind voter turnout demographics,with emphasis on percentages, in this infographic from KQED. In the accompanying classroom activity, students discuss the infographic. They compare percentages in different demographic groups, look for historical trends among percent of voters in different groups, and consider relationships among percent, part, and whole. To get the most from this lesson, students should have some prior exposure to percent. This resource is part of the Math at the Core: Middle School Collection.

        This resource is part of the Math at the Core: Middle School collection.

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