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Topic: non academic math
Replies: 2   Last Post: Sep 27, 1996 8:06 PM

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Eileen Abrahamson

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Registered: 12/6/04
Re: non academic math
Posted: Sep 27, 1996 8:06 PM
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>I am teaching some high school students who are in a non academic stream
>and I would like some information on resources for some practical math
>activities and games. Nothing complex but somewhere along the lines of how
>many times does your heart beat in a month, or if you ride 40km each day in
>a school bus how many days would it take to go around the world.
>Tim Doskoch
>Edmonton, Alberta

There are some excellent activities in the Mental Mathematics series for
Intermediate and middle school. They help students develop methods for
caluclating in their head in a logical manner. These are from Dale


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