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Media Clips
Media Clips - August 2004

G. Vennebush 

August 2004, Volume 98, Issue 1, Page 51

Abstract:

This month:  Rock, Paper, Scissors games, graphing the rates for a phone card, and bar graphs with carbonated milk. 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
Data Representation
Graphing
Permutations / Combinations / Counting Problems
Games / Puzzles
Estimation / Approximation / Number Sense
Teacher
Modeling
Problems