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Draining The Swimming Pool (SMILE)

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Author:William Byrne, Martin Luther King High School
Description: A lesson that offers experiments that suggest a way to solve the general work problem: If A can do a job in X hours and B can do the same job in Y hours, how long will it take A and B working together to complete the job? From the Algebra and Trigonometry section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement.

Levels: High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Manipulatives, Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Equations

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