How to Lace Like an Ace (MatheMUSEments!)
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|Ivars Peterson (Math Muse for Kids)|
|One of your sneakers has a broken shoelace. You want to replace it, but the only laces you have around are much shorter. Is there a way to lace your shoes so that you can use the shorter laces? There are three common ways to lace shoes: American (or standard) zigzag, European straight, and quick-action shoe store. The lacing style you happen to use is generally the one you learned as a kid... [Produced 10 times a year by the publishers of Cricket magazine (in association with Smithsonian magazine), Muse features articles and activities for children 8 years old and up.]|
|Levels:||Late Elem. (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
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