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Numbers in the World (Math Chat)

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Author:Frank Morgan, MAA Online
Description: Select the best occurrence in the world of each number from 1 to 10. For example, 12 is the number of eggs in a dozen or the number of months in a year... with winning reponses. Also: Math Chat has received a number of mathematical jokes, most of them terrible. This week's winner is a riddle from Peter Hegarty: Which mathematical term is named after a well-known American politician? Algorithm.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Problems/Puzzles, Articles
Math Topics: Number Sense/About Numbers

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