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Solve it!
Solve It!: State Fair

Gladis Kersaint, Edward Mooney 

September 2006, Volume 12, Issue 2, Page 102

Abstract:

The "State Fair" problem is introduced and the answer is provided.

The aim of Solve It! is to provide teachers with meaningful, mathematically rich problems that invoke thoughtful and innovative student responses. Solve It! poses a problem for classroom use andĀ encourages teachers to send in unique student solutions. Solve It! is a regular department of Teaching Children Mathematics. Student solutions are highlighted in The Thinking of Students department of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School.

Keywords:
Article
Cross-Content (Math Only) Connections
Algorithms
Grades 6-8
Area
Teacher
Modeling
Problems
Ratios / Proportions