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Math in Everyday Life: Projects

Date: 02/17/2003 at 12:08:39
From: Mike
Subject: Math in everyday life

What is a good topic to pick for a high school project to show where 
we use math every day?

Date: 02/17/2003 at 13:41:16
From: Doctor Jodi
Subject: Re: Math in everyday life

Hi Mike,

Here are some topics with links to information. These sites will give 
you ideas for some topics but you'll need to think a bit about how to 
incorporate the topic into your project. You can also check out the 
archives at 

   High School Projects 



   Graphs and Stories: Can you turn a graph into a story? 


   How to Fix an Election - Ivars Peterson's MathTrek 

   The perplexing mathematics of presidential elections 
   - Devlin's Angle 

   How Random is Random? 

From the Dr. Math archives:

   Map projections 

   Probability and Genetics 

   Project Ideas - Math and the stock market 

From the Math Forum:

   Crystallography - Suzanne Alejandre 

Best luck with your project - let us know how it goes.

- Doctor Jodi, The Math Forum 
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