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# Calculus for journalism

#NICAR14

@dataeditor

## This is not a talk about calculus

(sort of)

## Simple equations for yearly compounding interest

## Interest can compound

## at different rates

## Calculus can help

## elk river spill

## Both the company and government agencies gave estimates

## i'm not inclined to take

## estimates at faCE VALUE

## HOW FAST WAS THE CHEMICAL

## LEAKING FROM THE TANK?

## Riemann sums

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# Calculus for journalism

#NICAR14

@dataeditor