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Media Clips
Media Clips - November 2007

 

November 2007, Volume 101, Issue 4, Page 262

Abstract:
"Freshman Survey"and "Meter Math"
This month: Conducting a survey and analyzing the data in terms of percentage points and proportions and a second clip on paying a parking meter in quarters, dimes, and nickels. 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
Data Collection
Connections / Applications
Grades 9-12
Teacher
Lesson Plans
Problems
Problem Solving / Problem Posing