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Food for thought from Jay’s Diner
Food for Thought from Jay's Diner: The Bushel Problem

Gladis Kersaint 

November 2004, Volume 10, Issue 4, Page 183

Abstract:

The "Bushel Problem" is introduced and solutions are provided. Students solve a computational problem involving corn.

Food for Thought from Jay's Diner poses a problem for classroom use and gives a solution to a previously published problem. Food for Thought from Jay's Diner is a regular department of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School. Student solutions are highlighted in The Thinking of  Students department of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School

Keywords:
Article
Conceptual Development
Grades 6-8
Communication
Open-ended assessments
Teacher
Modeling
Problems
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Systems of Equations