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Media Clips
Media Clips - February 2004

G. Vennebush 

February 2004, Volume 97, Issue 2, Page 144

Abstract:
This month: focus on DVD and VHS rentals, the value of a US coin that makes the best change, and the state of the economy and hotel room rates. The aim of Media Clips is to provide opportunities to students to analyze items from the media, such as advertisements and newspaper articles, to answer mathematical questions related to the article. The section includes short items from the media that highlight interesting uses or misuses of mathematics that are appropriate for classroom study. Media Clips is a regular department of Mathematics Teacher.

Keywords:
Article
Grades 9-12
Estimation / Approximation / Number Sense
Mean / Median / Mode
Teacher
Problems
Problem Solving / Problem Posing