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  1. Discuss the best method of comparing prices between 1966 and 1996.
  2. How many times has the price of a 3-bedroom house gone up in 30 years? What percentage increase does this represent?
  3. Repeat Question 2 for the price of Scotch Finger biscuits.
  4. How will you compare the price of milk given the different numbers of millilitres? Describe your method carefully and see if other members of the class have done something different.
  5. Work out a way of displaying the information in the table in an interesting graph that will tell the story of the price increases.


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