Numbers in the World (Math Chat)
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|Frank Morgan, MAA Online|
|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)|
|Resource Types:||Problems/Puzzles, Articles|
|Math Topics:||Number Sense/About Numbers|
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